The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Regiment of Languedoc

Ottawa, Ontario
Confirmation of the blazon of a Flag
February 15, 2008
Vol. V, p. 214

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Blazon

Flag

Quarterly Purpure and Tenné a cross Argent;


Symbolism

Flag

The flag shown here is one of the historic flags of Canada in that it flew, or was believed to have flown, in what is today Canada. It has been selected along with 14 other flags to be included on a poster showing a selection of historical flags of New France.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 8, 2008, in Volume 142, page 551 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not applicable

Painter
Robert Grey

Calligrapher
Shirley Mangione


Recipient Information

Heritage Emblem
Military