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  • 1. Polina Zadruzhnaya 7th A form
  • 2. In Stuart Britain, white was the color of death and burial; of an unmarried man or woman. In Tudor Britain - purity, faith and truth. Death and burial are represented by black; sadness and darkness. Servants and domestic help traditionally wear black in England. Red is a male color in Britain. In Tudor Britain, flame red was for lovers. Scarlet represents royalty and state officials. In Tudor England, brides of high societal rank wore a gold dress. Gold has royal associations . Blue is the color of the Conservative party. The color can represent happiness, youth, and charming ladies. In Tudor Britain, violet was the color of mourning and religious colour. Today, purple is another royal color. In Tudor Britain, peasants wore browns and blacks. Gray can suggest trick and poverty.
  • 3. Why do the British love red and why are soWhy do the British love red and why are so many of the icons of England and the UKmany of the icons of England and the UK coloured red?coloured red? the flag of England is the St George Cross
  • 4. the British Military
  • 5. the British  Red Phone Box
  • 6. the British Post Box
  • 7. the British wildlife British Red Squirrel Red Deer   Red FoxEnglish Robin
  • 8. London Red Double-decker Bus
  • 9. the Royal Air Force’s Red Arrows the Red Rose, a symbol of England Red Nose Day