The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
Heraldry Today

The contents of this Register are intended for research purposes only. The heraldic emblems found in the Register may not be reproduced in any form or in any media without the written consent of the Canadian Heraldic Authority and/or the recipient.

Vincent Paul Beswick-Escanlar

Ottawa, Ontario
Grant of Arms, Flag and Badge
July 20, 2017
Vol. VI, p. 738

Badge of Vincent Paul Beswick-Escanlar

[ previous page ]



A sword Or hilt Gules entwined by a snake Argent within a vol Gules charged in base with a sun Or;



The wings, sword and serpent represent Dr. Beswick-Escanlar’s profession as a flight surgeon. The red colour alludes to his military service for Canada. The sun is a Philippine cultural symbol and refers to his heritage.