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Peter Douglas Hannen

Stanbridge, Quebec
Registration of Arms
March 25, 1992
Vol. II, p. 88

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Quarterly Gules and Or on a bend Sable three ermine points bendways between two cotises all Argent;


A circlet of sixteen native arrowheads Sable (seven and two halves visible) issuant therefrom a cross patée Gules fleury at the tips Or charged of a cross crosslet fitchée also Or;


UTILE ET CONTENT, meaning "Useful and content";


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 July 25, 1991, in Volume 126, page 2303 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Not available

Donald Hallman

* Not applicable / Sans objet

Recipient Information


View all Letters Patent for Peter Douglas Hannen

The recipient’s emblems were originally recorded in the records of the Court of the Lord Lyon, Edinburgh, Scotland, 29 March 1989.