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Jennifer Jean Jones
Port Elgin, Ontario
Grant of Arms and a Badge, with differences to Leslie Jean McBrien and Donald Murray McBrien
August 15, 2014
Vol. VI, p. 441
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Or a peacock in his pride proper perched on a key wards to the sinister Purpure, all between two palm trees issuant from the flanks Purpure leaved Vert;
A castle Or entwined about by a dragon couchant Purpure;
NOTHING IS AS IT APPEARS;
For Ms. Jones, the peacock evokes the magnificent splendour, talent and majesty of our Creator. The key represents the idea of guardianship and dominion over all, which is bestowed on us by our Creator, as well the idea of unlocking and securing knowledge, the source of truth, beauty and power. The palm trees, a favourite subject in Ms. Jones’s paintings, signify strength and endurance.
The dragon is a creature of the imagination, a fearless guardian of treasure. It is shown here guarding a castle, symbolizing the idea of home and family.