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Louis Joseph Adjutor Amyot

Québec, Quebec
Registration of Arms
November 15, 2017
Vol. VII, p. 11

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Blazon

Arms

Azure on a bend Argent between two sunflowers proper five ermine spots Sable;

Motto

POTIUS* MORI QUAM FŒDARI, a Latin phrase meaning “Rather to die than to be dishonoured”;

* The records and painting of the College of Arms indicate “Potios,” although “Potius” is the correct spelling;


Symbolism

Arms

Not available.

Motto

Not available.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on November 17, 2018, in Volume 152, page 899 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


Recipient Information

Individual

The recipient’s emblems were recorded at the College of Arms, London, England, 6 August 1931.