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Marguerite Ruth Dow

Ottawa, Ontario
Registration of Arms in memory of Gordon Russell Dow
May 4, 1992
Vol. II, p. 158

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Or on a roundel embattled Gules between three oak leaves Vert a dove Argent beaked and membered Or;


Out of a mural crown Or encircled by entwined maple leaves Gules a bear's head erased behind the ears Sable in its jaw a sprig of oak fructed of three acorns proper;


MULTUM IN PARVO. This Latin phrase means "Much in a few".


Quarterly first and fourth the Arms of Marguerite Ruth Dow, second and third the Arms of the late Gordon Russell Dow;


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 July 25, 1992, in Volume 126, page 2303 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Not available

Debra Parker

* Not applicable / Sans objet

Recipient Information


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The recipient's emblems were originally recorded in the records of the College of Arms, London, England, 28 February 1985.