The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
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Cathedral of the Holy Trinity

Quebec, Quebec
Grant of Arms and Supporter
August 13, 1995
Vol. III, p. 37

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Ermine three pallets Azure bearing in chief dexter to sinister a crozier a representation of the Royal Crown and a crozier all within a bordure embattled all Or charged at each of its three angles with a fleur-de-lys Azure;


A representation of a cathedra in a Georgian style proper charged near the top with the escutcheon of the Arms of the Anglican Diocese of Quebec;


UNUM DEUM IN TRINITATE VENEREMUR. This Latin phrase means "We worship one God in the Trinity".


In general, the symbolism of emblems prior to 2000 does not exist in an appropriate format for the online Register.


Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on October 14, 1995, in Volume 129, page 3593 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Original concept of Robert Black, Peter Hannen and Robert D. Watt, Chief Herald of Canada, assisted by the Heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority

Linda Nicholson

Nancy Ellis

Recipient Information

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