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William Ernest Bolton

Montréal, Quebec
Registration of Arms
January 20, 2017
Vol. VI, p. 665

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Blazon

Arms

Sable a garb, on a chief Or a bird bolt Sable;

Crest

A falcon wings elevated proper holding in the beak a bird bolt Sable and resting its dexter claw on a bezant charged with a maple leaf Vert;

Motto

ÆQUABILITER ET DILIGENTER;


Symbolism

Arms

Not available.

Crest

Not available.

Motto

This Latin phrase means “Impartially and diligently”.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on January 1, 1900, in Volume 0, page 0 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not available.

Painter
Artist of the College of Arms, London / Artiste du Collège d’armes, Londres

Calligrapher
* Not available / Non disponible


Recipient Information

Individual

The recipient’s emblems were originally recorded at the College of Arms, London, England, 5 October 1920.