The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston
Heraldry Today

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.