the united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland.
the State Emblems of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland shows the Union of its four parts: England Scotland Wales and Northern Ireland. the emblem was introduced after the union with Scotland in 1603. the shield of the emblem is divided into four parts. there are emblems of England ( three lions on a red background) emblem of Scotland ( a red lion on a yellow harp on a blue background). the two emblems of English lions symbolise the leading role if England in this union. the shield is supported by ywo mythic animals : the english loin and the scottish unicorn. the emblem is headed with a crowned lion the symbol of power and might. below the emblem there are floral symbols of the four parts of the country