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

The contents of this Register are intended for research purposes only. The heraldic emblems found in the Register may not be reproduced in any form or in any media without the written consent of the Canadian Heraldic Authority and/or the recipient.

Warren Douglas Townsend

Courtright, Ontario
Registration of Arms
January 31, 1995
Vol. II, p. 381

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Blazon

Arms

Or fretty Sable a cross Gules charged with four mullets Or and in centre point with a unicorn's head erased Argent horned and crined Or;

Motto

HEAVEN'S STARS OUR GUIDE;


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 8, 2013, in Volume 147, page 1354 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not available

Painter
Robert Grey

Calligrapher
* Not applicable / Sans objet


Recipient Information

Individual

The recipient’s emblems were originally recorded in the records of the Office of the Chief Herald of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, 6 November 1992.