County of Prince Edward

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Picton, Ontario
Grant of Arms, Supporters and Flag
September 29, 1989
Vol. I, p. 48

Arms of the County of Prince Edward
Arms of the County of Prince Edward
Flag of the County of Prince Edward
 
Arms of the County of Prince Edward

Arms of the County of Prince Edward

Blazon

Gules a Loyalist civil coronet Or within ten ears of barley in orle also Or all within a bordure wavy Azure fimbriated on the inside Argent;

Crest

Blazon

Within a circlet composed of maple leaves Gules and trillium flowers Argent barbed and seeded proper a demi lion Or gorged with a collar of roses Gules barbed and seeded proper alternating with fleurs de lys Azure pendant therefrom a long cross Gules;

Supporters

Blazon

Dexter a man habited as a Loyalist farmer settler his dexter hand resting on a plough all proper sinister a woman habited as a Loyalist settler her sinister hand supporting a cornucopia spilling forth corn, tomatoes, peas and pumpkins the whole resting on a compartment composed of dexter a grassy field sinister a beach of sand all proper and rising above waves Azure crested Argent;

Motto

Blazon

BLESSED BY NATURE ENRICHED BY MAN;

Motto

Blazon

LOYALLY FOUNDED LOYALLY BUILT;

Flag of the County of Prince Edward

Flag of the County of Prince Edward

Blazon

Argent a canton of the Arms;

 

Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the letters patent was made on November 25, 1989 in Volume 123, page 5070 of the Canada Gazette.

Letters patent granting heraldic emblems to the County of Prince Edward

Additional Information

Creator(s)

Original concept of Robert D. Watt, Chief Herald of Canada, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter

Joan Bouwmeester

Calligrapher

Joan Bouwmeester

Recipient Type

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Government