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Heraldry Today

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Donald Maxwell Fowler

Brockville, Ontario
Grant of Arms and Flag
January 11, 1992
Vol. II, p. 135

Click on each image to enlarge. The blazon and symbolism for each element will accompany the enlarged image.


Blazon

Arms

Or an eagle displayed Azure beaked and membered Gules charged on each wing with a rose Argent barbed Vert seeded Or its legs shackled the chain broken Azure all between three hurts charged with a bee Or;

Crest

Out of a coronet Argent the rim set alternately with maple leaves Gules and roses Argent barbed Vert seeded Or a demi lion Azure bearing in the dexter paw a sword Or the sinister paw resting on a wheel Or;

Motto

DE LAQUEO VENATIUM. This Latin phrase means "From the snare of the hunters".

Flag

A banner of the arms with a three-sided bordure Azure issuant from the hoist side;


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 July 25, 1992, in Volume 126, page 2302 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of Robert D. Watt, Chief Herald of Canada, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Anatol Kozlowski

Calligrapher
Nancy Ellis


Recipient Information

Individual