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On 1 January 2006 Sassenheim merged with Warmond
and Voorhout to form the new municipality of
Jarig Bakker, 15 Jan 2008
Granted 24 Jul 1816.
The shield is topped by a marquess' crown of 5 leaves. Dirk van Sassenem, who owed his possessions in 1322 to Count Willem III of Holland and Zeeland. had a Coat of Arms with four oblique red bars on gold. This banner (original fieldsign of the prince and some high noblemen) has become the Coat of Arms of Sassenheim.
Flagdescription: two equally wide horizontal stripes of yellow and red.
This flag was not official, but was used by the citizens and the municipal council. The colors were derived from the municipal arms.
Source: Sierksma's Nederlands Vlaggenboek, 1962 [sie62]