Sentence Examples with the word Fleurs-de-lis

As early as I120 three fleurs-de-lis were sculptured on the capitals of the Chapelle Saint-Aignan at Paris.

Of France reduced the number of fleurs-de-lis to three - in honour of the Trinity - and the kings of France thereafter bore d'azur, d trois fleurs de lis d'or.

In 1816, in memory of the silver fleurs-de-lis which the comte d'Artois had given to the troops in 1814 as decorations; it was abolished by the revolution of 1830.