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Marie Jeanne Annick Amyot

Ottawa, Ontario
Grant of differenced Arms
December 20, 1989
Vol. I, p. 52

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Differenced Arms for Marie Jeanne Annick Amyot, daughter of Léopold Henri Amyot

Per fess ogivy Or and Azure in chief semé of maple leaves Gules in base semé of fleurs de lys Or within a bordure parted per bordure Or and Gules per fess counterchanged;


A demi lion rampant Or bearing in the dexter paw the Baton of Office of the Herald Chancellor of the Canadian Heraldic Authority and under the sinister paw an escutcheon charged with the Arms of Office of the Herald Chancellor;


LABOR FIDENTIA. This Latin phrase means "Work, self-confidence".


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 December 23, 1989, in Volume 123, page 5392 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

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

Hans Birk

John Whitehead

Recipient Information


The recipient's emblems are based on those recorded in the name of Léopold Henri Amyot in the Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges of Canada, Volume I, page 9, 28 March 1989.