Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

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Brampton, Ontario
Grant of Arms, Flag and Badge, with differences to Sean Eric Palmer, Jason Ryan Palmer and Christopher Lawrence Palmer
October 20, 2016
Vol. VI, p. 638

Arms of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer
Arms of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer
Flag of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer
Badge of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer Badge for Christopher Lawrence Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer Badge for Sean Eric Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer Bagde for Jason Ryan Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer
Differenced Arms for Christopher Lawrence Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer Differenced Arms for Jason Ryan Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer Differenced Arms for Sean Eric Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer
 
Arms of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Arms of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Blazon

Chequy Or and Azure voided counterchanged, the central square voided of a compass rose Azure;

Symbolism

The square pattern refers to Mrs. King-Palmer’s hobby of quilting. The compass rose alludes to the idea of migration; to her father, who was a Navigator with the Royal Canadian Air Force; and to the name of her great-grandmother, Rosa.

Crest

Blazon

A swan naiant proper gorged of a coronet erablé Azure and holding in its bill a dahlia flower proper;

Symbolism

The swan is found in arms associated with people named Mellish, Mrs. King-Palmer’s maternal line. The use of the crown refers to her birth surname, King. The maple leaves refer to her Canadian birthplace. The dahlia is the national flower of Mexico, the birthplace of her father and grandfather. It also makes a pun on her husband’s name, Dale.

Motto

Blazon

PARA SER UN REY DEL MUNDO;

Symbolism

This Spanish phrase, meaning “To be a king of the world”, alludes to the name King, and to the fact that Mrs. King-Palmer enjoys travelling. It also alludes to the many generations of her family that have migrated to different countries around the world. The use of Spanish pays tribute to her family’s connection with Mexico.

Flag of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Flag of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Blazon

A banner of the Arms;

Symbolism

The symbolism of this emblem is found in other element(s) of this record.

Badge of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Badge of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Blazon

On a square ensigned by a coronet erablé Azure a square Or voided of a compass rose Azure;

Symbolism

The symbolism of this emblem is found in other element(s) of this record.

Badge for Christopher Lawrence Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Badge for Christopher Lawrence Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Blazon

A bezant charged with a fox’s mask proper;

Symbolism

The fox is an animal Mr. Palmer admires for its intelligence and cleverness. The disc alludes to a coin, as a reference to Mr. Palmer’s love of debate and discussion, in which it is necessary to “see the other side of the coin”.

Badge for Sean Eric Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Badge for Sean Eric Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Blazon

A mullet Azure charged with two fencing foils in saltire Argent and a fountain pen palewise Or;

Symbolism

The star and the foils are taken from the crest. The pen with a nib refers to Dr. Palmer’s academic and professional writing, and to his paternal grandmother’s surname, Knibbs.

Bagde for Jason Ryan Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Bagde for Jason Ryan Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Blazon

A lignum vitae flower proper charged with a pentagon Or bearing a blue jay’s head proper;

Symbolism

The jay is a reference to Mr. Palmer’s first name. It also indicates his love of the Toronto Blue Jays baseball team, and, by extension, his interest in athleticism. The lignum vitae flower repeats the symbolism of the arms.

Differenced Arms for Christopher Lawrence Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Differenced Arms for Christopher Lawrence Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Blazon

The Arms of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer within a bordure Argent;

Symbolism

The symbolism of this emblem is found in other element(s) of this record.

Differenced Arms for Jason Ryan Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Differenced Arms for Jason Ryan Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Blazon

The Arms of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer voided in dexter chief and in sinister base of a cinquefoil Azure during his mother’s lifetime; This individual will inherit the Arms of the Recipient following his or her death;

Symbolism

In this version of the arms of Mr. Palmer’s mother, Glenda King-Palmer, the two flowers represent the lignum vitae, the national flower of Jamaica, and thus refer to the land of his wife’s ancestors.

Differenced Arms for Sean Eric Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Differenced Arms for Sean Eric Palmer, son of Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Blazon

Chequy Or voided Azure, and Azure voided of a compass rose Or;

Symbolism

The placement of the compass roses refers to the constellation known as the Southern Cross and thus to the fact that he is a resident of New Zealand.

 

Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the letters patent was made on March 25, 2017 in Volume 151, page 1303 of the Canada Gazette.

Letters patent granting heraldic emblems to Glenda Jeanette King-PalmerLetters patent granting heraldic emblems to Glenda Jeanette King-Palmer

Additional Information

Creator(s)

Original concept of Sean Eric Palmer, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter

Debra MacGarvie

Calligrapher

Doris Wionzek

Recipient Type

Individual