The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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John Wentworth

Halifax, Nova Scotia
Registration of Arms
August 15, 2012
Vol. VI, p. 159

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Blazon

Arms

Sable on a chevron engrailed Or between three leopards’ faces Argent, two keys Azure the wards upwards;

Crest

On a mount Vert a griffin passant per pale wavy Or and Sable winged Ermine the body charged with two keys erect counterchanged;


Symbolism

Arms

Not available;

Crest

Not available;


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 23, 2013, in Volume 147, page 536 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not available

Painter
Artist of the College of Arms, London / Artiste du Collège d’armes, Londres

Calligrapher
* Not applicable / Sans objet


Recipient Information

Individual
Lieutenant-Governor

The recipient's emblems were originally recorded in the records of the College of Arms, London, England, 16 May 1795.