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Mexico - New Spain (Nov. 20, 1542-Sep. 27, 1821)

Nueva España: Virreinato de Nueva España / New Spain: Viceroyalty of New Spain

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Late XVIII century-1821 New Spain flag and coat of arms

1785-1821 New Spain flag 2:3[Non-official proportions]
[Flag no longer in use]
[Defacto flag]
[One or more variants under the same basic design]
  1785-1821 New Spain coat of arms
Images by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, May 06, 2001    


Vice-roy pennant

In the colonial era, the pennant of the vice-roy was notoriously influenced by the the one of Castille, being intitutionalized during the rule of don Alonso de Estrada, in 1530, the first Pennon Walk at August 13, to celebrate on that date the fall of Tenochtitlan, nine years before.
Jorge Candeias, 27 Oct 1997, translating from La Bandera Mexicana website

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