Banners of Saints. Flags smaller than standards, and not slit
at the extremity.
contain the royal arms.
much larger and longer than banners, and slit at the extremity. A
standard has no armorial bearings.
A small flag with the loose end cleft like a <. Pennant. A
small triangular flag.
much smaller than standards; rounded at the extremity, and charged
with arms. Bannerols, banners of great width, representing
alliances and descents.
small flags shaped like the vanes on pinnacles.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894