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Benátky nad Jizerou town, District Mladá Boleslav: much better image
of Benátky flag you can see on www.benatky.cz
. Golden grapevine on flag and in Arms - this is Arms of Lord of Dražice
(z Dražic). Two members of this Noble Family were Archbishops of Prague,
while Arnošt z Pardubic, member of above mentioned Family of Stará and
Pardubice was in 14. Cent.
the very first Archbishop of Prague. There is another escutcheon in the Town Arms - Black with golden basilisk. This figure, rarely used in our heraldry, is Emblem of Lord (later Baron) Vražda of Kunvald.
Aleš Křížan, 21 May 2002