The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Parish of St. Mark

Barriefield, Ontario
Grant of Arms
December 28, 1992
Vol. II, p. 210

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Blazon

Arms

Argent on a pile reversed Vert the haloed winged lion of St. Mark passant Or armed and langued Gules between in dexter chief an anchor fouled Azure and in sinister chief a sprig of lilac proper on a chief Gules a pale Argent charged with a cross Gules between two mural coronets Argent;

Motto

COURAGE FAITH AND LOVE;


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 June 26, 1993, in Volume 127, page 2076 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of Gordon Macpherson, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Gordon Macpherson

Calligrapher
Suzzann Wright


Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Local (church, synagogue)