The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
Heraldry Today

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George Alfred Brown

Langley, British Columbia
Grant of Arms and Badge
October 25, 1993
Vol. II, p. 238

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Blazon

Arms

Azure an orle of five sabres and five quills alternating points inward all Or;

Crest

An eagle wings addorsed Azure beaked armed and wearing a Loyalist military coronet and holding in its dexter claw a sword in pale all Or;

Motto

COURAGE AND DETERMINATION;

Badge

An open book Bleu-Celeste edged Or bound Azure charged with an orle of sabres and quills as in the Arms;


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 March 19, 1994, in Volume 128, page 1684 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
David Farrar

Calligrapher
Nancy Ellis


Recipient Information

Individual