The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Duncan Donald MacTaggart

Montréal, Quebec
Registration of Arms
May 20, 2016
Vol. VI, p. 616

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Blazon

Arms

Argent a fess Gules between in chief two maple leaves Vert and in base a beaver couchant on a branch proper;

Crest

A lion’s head erased proper;

Motto

VI ET VIRTUTE;


Symbolism

Arms

Not available.

Crest

Not available.

Motto

This Latin phrase means “By force and courage”.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on October 22, 2016, in Volume 150, page 3151 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Court of the Lord Lyon, Edinburgh

Painter
Court of the Lord Lyon, Edinburgh / Cour du roi d’armes Lord Lyon, Édimbourg

Calligrapher
* Not applicable / Sans objet


Recipient Information

Individual

The recipient’s emblems were recorded at the Court of the Lord Lyon, Edinburgh, Scotland, 17 December 1919.