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John Ross Matheson

Rideau Ferry, Ontario
Registration of Arms
March 20, 1990
Vol. II, p. 17

Arms of John Ross Matheson

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Blazon

Arms

Gyonny of eight Sable and Gules a lion rampant Or armed and langued Azure over all a fess Argent charged with three hawks' heads erased Gules;

Crest

Within a loyalist military coronet Or leaved Gules a dexter hand and forearm proper issuant holding a plough culter in bend Vert;

Motto

FACIO SPERO. This Latin phrase means "I do, I hope".


Symbolism

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