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  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston
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Bruce Herbert Warren Howe

London, Ontario
Grant of Arms
May 15, 2002
Vol. IV, p. 215

Crest of Bruce Herbert Warren Howe

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Blazon

Crest

A cross bottony conjoined to the flukes of an anchor Argent surmounted by four trillium leaves in saltire charged with a trillium flower proper;


Symbolism

Crest

Normally, Bishop Howe will place above his shield a mitre, the traditional hat of a bishop. His heirs will instead use the crest, usually placed on top of a helmet with mantling. The crest combines two of the important symbols from the arms, with the trillium cross in saltire to reflect the division line of the arms.