Robert James Claude Rogers

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St. Albert, Alberta Canada
Grant of Arms and a Flag, with differences to Pamela Irene Rogers, Robert David Rogers and Christopher Albert James Rogers
November 20, 2020
Vol. VII, p. 306

Arms of Robert James Claude Rogers
Arms of Robert James Claude Rogers
Flag of Robert James Claude Rogers
Differenced Arms for Pamela Irene Rogers, child of Robert James Claude Rogers Differenced Arms for Robert David Rogers, child of Robert James Claude Rogers Differenced Arms for Christopher James Albert Rogers, child of Robert James Claude Rogers
 
Arms of Robert James Claude Rogers

Arms of Robert James Claude Rogers

Blazon

Argent a chevron Gules overall a sea-stag Sable queued Azure, in the dexter chief a Celtic cross Sable;

Symbolism

The black stag and red chevron are found in arms associated with other Rogers families. The sea-stag symbolizes Mr. Rogers’ service on warships of the Royal Canadian Navy. The Celtic cross alludes to his Christian faith and to his descent from an Irish Rogers family.

Crest

Blazon

A stag’s head Sable issuant from a Loyalist military coronet Or;

Symbolism

A stag’s head appears in crests of other families named Rogers. The coronet represents Mr. Rogers’ descent from his Loyalist ancestor James Rogers of the King’s Rangers, also known as Rogers’ Rangers after its commander Robert Rogers, James’ brother.

Motto

Blazon

NOS NOSTRIQUE DEO;

Symbolism

This Latin phrase, a traditional motto for Rogers families, means "We and ours to God."

Flag of Robert James Claude Rogers

Flag of Robert James Claude Rogers

Blazon

A banner of the Arms;

Symbolism

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

Differenced Arms for Pamela Irene Rogers, child of Robert James Claude Rogers

Differenced Arms for Pamela Irene Rogers, child of Robert James Claude Rogers

Blazon

Arms of Robert James Claude Rogers with a heart Gules in place of the Celtic cross;

Symbolism

The heart indicates that she is the eldest daughter.

Differenced Arms for Robert David Rogers, child of Robert James Claude Rogers

Differenced Arms for Robert David Rogers, child of Robert James Claude Rogers

Blazon

The Arms of Robert James Claude Rogers with a thistle head proper in place of the Celtic cross during the lifetime of his father; This individual will inherit the Arms of the Recipient following the latter’s death;

Symbolism

The thistle evokes Scotland, the land from which his ancestors emigrated. This thistle is a temporary mark of difference during his father's lifetime.

Differenced Arms for Christopher James Albert Rogers, child of Robert James Claude Rogers

Differenced Arms for Christopher James Albert Rogers, child of Robert James Claude Rogers

Blazon

The Arms of Robert James Claude Rogers with a Special Operations Force V-42 fighting knife Sable in place of the Celtic cross;

Symbolism

The knife symbolizes his service in the Special Forces of the Canadian Armed Forces.

 

Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the letters patent was made on March 27, 2021 in Volume 155, page 1320 of the Canada Gazette.

Letters patent granting heraldic emblems to Robert James Claude RogersLetters patent granting heraldic emblems to Robert James Claude RogersLetters patent granting heraldic emblems to Robert James Claude RogersLetters patent granting heraldic emblems to Robert James Claude Rogers

Additional Information

Creator(s)

Original concept of Darrel Kennedy, Assiniboine Herald, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter

Robert Grey

Calligrapher

Kathy Feig

Recipient Type

Individual