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Carel Alphonse Joseph Marie van der Heyden

Toronto, Ontario
Grant of Arms, with differences to Karin Marie Anne van der Heyden-Thomas and Susan Mary Elizabeth IJsselsteijn
October 15, 1998
Vol. III, p. 278

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Blazon

Arms

Quarterly first and fourth Argent three crescents issuant from each a maple leaf Gules second and third Azure three cocks Argent combed Gules legged Or all within a bordure counterchanged;

Crest

A crescent issuant therefrom a maple leaf Gules;

Motto

FAITH WITH DETERMINATION;

Differenced Arms for Karin Marie Anne van der Heyden-Thomas, daughter of Carel Alphonse Joseph Marie van der Heyden

The Arms of Carel Alphonse Joseph Marie van der Heyden debruised by an ermine spot Gules; this individual will inherit the Arms of the Recipient following his death;

Differenced Arms for Susan Mary Elizabeth IJsselsteijn, daughter of Carel Alphonse Joseph Marie van der Heyden

The Arms of Carel Alphonse Joseph Marie van der Heyden debruised by a heart Gules;


Symbolism

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


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on January 30, 1999, in Volume 133, page 182 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of Charles Maier, Athabaska Herald, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Robert Grey

Calligrapher
Suzzann Wright


Recipient Information

Individual