The Viceregal Lion
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The Prince Andrew, Duke of York

Otttawa, Ontario
Registration of a Badge for the Royal Tour 1987
July 15, 2014
Vol. VI, p. 410

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On a hexagon Azure a bezant charged with a maple leaf Gules bearing the cypher of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of York Or;



This badge was designed to be worn as a pin by security and logistics personnel during a Canadian tour undertaken by members of the Royal Family. It uses the personal cypher (usually the initial letter of the name ensigned by the appropriate heraldic crown or coronet) or badge of the member of the Royal Family undertaking the tour, along with a particular background shape and combination of colours.


Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 14, 2015, in Volume 149, page 503 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Original concept of Bruce Beatty for the Department of the Secretary of State of Canada.

Bruce Beatty

Bruce Beatty

Recipient Information

Royal Family

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