Sarah Evlyn Florence Eaton (née McCrae)

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King City, Ontario Canada
Registration of Arms and Badge
April 15, 2021
Vol. VII, p. 351

Arms of Sarah Evlyn Florence Eaton (née McCrae)
Arms of Sarah Evlyn Florence Eaton (née McCrae)
Badge of Sarah Evlyn Florence Eaton (née McCrae)
 
Arms of Sarah Evlyn Florence Eaton (née McCrae)

Arms of Sarah Evlyn Florence Eaton (née McCrae)

Blazon

Argent on a cross Gules between 1st a maple leaf in autumnal tints proper and 4th a shamrock proper a lyre between two horseshoes in fess Or;

Symbolism

The Canadian Heraldic Authority does not have confirmed symbolism for this emblem. The following comments are hypotheses only. The maple leaf alludes to Lady Eaton’s Canadian birthplace, while the shamrock represents her parents’ Irish origins. The horseshoes symbolize Dame Eaton’s love of horses, while the red cross likely alludes to her longstanding involvement with the Canadian Red Cross. The lyre references the McCrea family’s shared interest in music.

Crest

Blazon

A demi-sun in splendour Or charged with a carpenter’s square chevronwise reversed Gules;

Symbolism

The Canadian Heraldic Authority does not have confirmed symbolism for this emblem. The following comments are hypotheses only. The carpenter’s square possibly refers to the fact that Lady Eaton’s father and one of her brothers were carpenters, while another brother was a famous miniatures woodcarver.

Motto

Blazon

WISDOM SERVICE AND TRUTH;

Symbolism

WISDOM SERVICE AND TRUTH.

Badge of Sarah Evlyn Florence Eaton (née McCrae)

Badge of Sarah Evlyn Florence Eaton (née McCrae)

Blazon

A shamrock and a maple leaf in autumnal tints in saltire proper, overall a cross Azure charged with a rose Or;

Symbolism

Not available.

 

Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the letters patent was made on December 11, 2021 in Volume 155, page 5668 of the Canada Gazette.

Letters patent registering the heraldic emblems of Sarah Evlyn Florence Eaton (née McCrae)

Additional Information

Creator(s)

Not Available.

Painter

Artist of the College of Arms, London / Artiste du Collège d’armes, Londres

Calligrapher

Not applicable

Recipient Type

Individual

Other Information

The recipient’s emblems were originally recorded at the College of Arms, London, England, 21 March 1960.