The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Royal Union Flag, 1707

Ottawa, Ontario
Confirmation of the blazon of a Flag
February 15, 2008
Vol. V, p. 219

Royal Union Flag, 1707

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Blazon

Flag

Azure a saltire Argent, overall a cross Gules fimbriated Argent;


Symbolism

Flag

The flag shown here is one of the historic flags of Canada in that it flew, or was believed to have flown, in what is today Canada. It has been selected along with fourteen other flags to be included on a poster showing a selection of historical flags of British North America.