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Elizabeth Ruth Steacy

Kanata, Ontario
Grant of differenced Arms
November 14, 1990
Vol. II, p. 40

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Blazon

Differenced Arms for Elizabeth Ruth Steacy, daughter of Newton Clements Steacy

The Arms of her father Newton Clements Steacy debruised of a bordure engrailed counterchanged;

Crest

A circlet composed alternately of roses Gules seeded Or and trefoils Azure a demi pegasus Or winged and unguled Azure in the mouth a maple leaf Gules;

Motto

FAITH BECKONS DUTY;


Symbolism

In general, the symbolism of emblems prior to 2000 does not exist in an appropriate format for the online Register.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on January 19, 1991, in Volume 125, page 186 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of Charles Maier, Athabaska Herald, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Joan Bouwmeester

Calligrapher
* Not applicable / Sans objet


Recipient Information

Individual

The recipient emblems are based on those granted to his father, Newton Clements Steacy, originally recorded in the Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges of Canada, Vol. II, page 21, May 18, 1990.