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

John Stewart Archibald LeForte

Bras-d'Or, Nova Scotia
Grant of Arms
April 23, 1996
Vol. III, p. 100

Arms of John Stewart Archibald LeForte

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Blazon

Arms

Argent on a bend bretessed Azure cotised Sable between in chief and in base a Latin cross fleury Gules a key ward upwards between two fleurs-de-lys all bendwise Or;

Crest

Issuant from a coronet rim set above alternately with maple leaves Or and saltires Azure a demi-tower Argent masoned Sable issuant therefrom an eagle wings elevated and addorsed Or head Argent bearing in its beak Or a cross fleury fitchy Gules;

Motto

IN HOC SIGNO AMAS. This Latin phrase means "In this sign you love".

Motto

TURRIS FORTIS MIHI DEUS. This Latin phrase means "For me, God is a strong tower".


Symbolism

In general, the symbolism of emblems prior to 2000 does not exist in an appropriate format for the online Register.