The Viceregal Lion
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Howard Rokeby Rokeby-Thomas

Kitchener, Ontario
Registration of Arms
January 17, 1991
Vol. II, p. 56

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Or on a chevron Vert between three Cornish choughs Sable a maple leaf Or;


A sun Or between two sprays of White trillium proper;


ILLUMINO. This Latin word means "I illuminate".


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


Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on May 4, 1991, in Volume 125, page 1485 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

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Recipient Information


The recipient’s emblems were originally recorded in the records of the Court of the Lord Lyon, Edinburgh, Scotland, 26 June 1970.