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Michael Birks Chadwick

Paudex, Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
Grant of Arms
December 15, 1994
Vol. II, p. 373

Arms of Michael Birks Chadwick

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Blazon

Arms

Per pale Gules and Sable within an orle of eight martlets Argent an inescutcheon Argent charged with a cross Gules in the canton thereof a crescent Sable all within a bordure per pale Sable and Gules charged in chief with a snowflake between two crescents and in base with a garb Or;

Crest

A martlet Argent in the beak a lily slipped and leaved Proper;

Motto

IN CANDORE DECUS. This Latin phrase means "There is honour in sincerity".

Motto

TOUJOURS PRÊT, meaning "Always ready";


Symbolism

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