Welsh Icons: what inspired the Welsh flag?

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A look at history to explain why there is a dragon on the Welsh flag.

Leafing through ancient historical documents and logging on to legends, we find out just how old the star of the show is. The centrepiece of the flag, the Red Dragon.

How and when did it come to symbolise not just great heroes of yesteryear, but the Welsh nation itself.

From: Welsh Icons
First broadcast : 1 March 2011

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