The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
Heraldry Today

The contents of this Register are intended for research purposes only. The heraldic emblems found in the Register may not be reproduced in any form or in any media without the written consent of the Canadian Heraldic Authority and/or the recipient.

David George Bowyer

Cambridge, Ontario
Registration of Arms
October 5, 1999
Vol. III, p. 301

Click on each image to enlarge. The blazon and symbolism for each element will accompany the enlarged image.


Blazon

Arms

Azure between two bendlets a longbow Or;

Motto

PATIENCE OBTAINETH ALL THINGS;

Crest

An Osprey (Pandion haliaetus carolinensis) proper statant its dexter claw on a rose branch proper the roses Argent barbed and seeded also proper its sinister claw upon a branch of maple in its autumnal tints proper and holding in the beak a cross formy fitchy Sable;


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 July 8, 2006, in Volume 140, page 2039 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not available

Painter
Gordon Macpherson

Calligrapher
* Not applicable / Sans objet


Recipient Information

Individual

The recipient’s emblems were originally recorded in the records of the College of Arms, London, England, 8 April 1981.