This is the Rampant Lion Scottish Battle Flag.
It is called the "Royal Banner"
The THISTLE is the National Flower of Scotland. Legend has it... that while the Scots were asleep in a field of thistles, their enemy tried to launch a surprise attack and were thwarted by the sharp barbs
Learn more facts about Scotland:
FUN MUSICAL FACT:
Scotland has 2 unofficial songs:
click on each song title to be
redirected to YouTube
Scottish Cultural Society of St. Petersburg