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.
The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
Registration of the personal Flag of the Earl of Wessex for use in Canada
July 15, 2014
Vol. VI, p. 376
Click on each image to enlarge. The blazon and symbolism for each element will accompany the enlarged image.
A banner of the Arms of Her Majesty in Right of Canada debruised of a hurt environed by maple leaves and charged with the cypher of His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex, and of a three-point label Argent charged on the centre point with a Tudor rose barbed and seeded proper;
This flag is based on Her Majesty The Queen’s personal flag for use in Canada, and uses the Royal Arms of Canada, in banner form, as its basis. The wreath of maple leaves in the centre is a further indication of Canada. It encloses the cypher of His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex, composed of the letter “E” with a coronet above it that indicates that he is a child of the sovereign. The three-point white label charged with a Tudor rose is taken from his coat of arms.
Canada Gazette Information
The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 14, 2015, in Volume 149, page 501 of the Canada Gazette.
Original concept of Claire Boudreau, Chief Herald of Canada, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.
* Not available / Non disponible
The personal flag of the Earl of Wessex for use in Canada was approved by Her Majesty The Queen on the 15th day of May 2014.