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Robert Douglas Watt

North Vancouver, British Columbia
Registration of Arms and Badge
February 15, 2008
Vol. V, p. 201

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Blazon

Badge

On a roundel per chevron Argent and Vert environed by holly leaves Vert enflamed Or, a notarial sealing press counterchanged;

Arms

Argent an oak tree issuant from a mount in base Vert, on a chief Sable an open book proper binding and fore-edges Or between two garbs all within a bordure per chief Or and Vert;

Crest

A lymphad Azure embellished and with pennons Or its sail Argent charged with a martlet Azure;

Motto

FIRM FAITH AND BRIGHT HOPE;


Symbolism

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Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 8, 2008, in Volume 142, page 551 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept by the Court of the Lord Lyon (Arms and Motto) and Robert D. Watt (Crest and Badge).

Painter
* Not applicable / Sans objet

Calligrapher
* Not applicable / Sans objet


Recipient Information

Individual

View all Letters Patent for Robert Douglas Watt

The Arms and Motto of the recipient were originally recorded in the records of the Court of the Lord Lyon, Edinburgh, Scotland, 9 November 1987.

One or more entries related to this Recipient's emblems appear elsewhere in the Register: Volume II, p. 72; Volume IV, p. 99.