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Queen's University at Kingston

Kingston, Ontario
Registration of Arms
September 30, 1991
Vol. II, p. 122

Arms of Queen's University at Kingston

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Blazon

Arms

Or on a saltire Azure between in chief a fir tree eradicated in base a thistle stalked and leaved and in fess a red rose barbed seeded and stalked all proper and a trefoil Vert an open book Or a bordure Gules charged with eight ancient crowns also Or;

Motto

SAPIENTIA ET DOCTRINA STABILITAS. This Latin phrase means "Wisdom and knowledge are guarantees of stability".


Symbolism

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