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'''Blue''' is a colour which lies betwenn [[green]] and [[purple]] on the light spectrum. In heraldry it is called [[azure]].
([[Heraldry]]) See ''[[azure]]''.
 
   
 
[[Blue dye]] came from [[woad]], and later in period, also from [[indigo]].
 
[[Blue dye]] came from [[woad]], and later in period, also from [[indigo]].
   
 
In [[Catholic|Roman Catholic]] iconography, blue was frequently reserved for, and used to indicate, the '''Virgin Mary'''.
 
In [[Catholic|Roman Catholic]] iconography, blue was frequently reserved for, and used to indicate, the '''Virgin Mary'''.
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Revision as of 16:39, 1 December 2005

Blue is a colour which lies betwenn green and purple on the light spectrum. In heraldry it is called azure.

Blue dye came from woad, and later in period, also from indigo.

In Roman Catholic iconography, blue was frequently reserved for, and used to indicate, the Virgin Mary.