Michael Grote Stirling

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Kelowna, British Columbia Canada
Registration of Arms
May 20, 2021
Vol. VII, p. 357

Arms of Michael Grote Stirling
Arms of Michael Grote Stirling
 
Arms of Michael Grote Stirling

Arms of Michael Grote Stirling

Blazon

Argent on a bend Sable three buckles Argent all within a bordure Vert charged in dexter chief with an escallop Or;

Symbolism

The design includes the arms of the chief of Clan Stirling, with a green border and a shell as forms of differencing.

Crest

Blazon

A hart’s head couped Azure gorged of a collar Vert charged with an escallop Or;

Symbolism

The crest is that of the chief of Clan Stirling, with the green collar replacing the original gold crown.

Motto

Blazon

FORWARD AYE;

Symbolism

This expression likely constitutes a response to the Scots motto of the chief of Clan Stirling, Gang Forward, meaning “Go forward.”

 

Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the letters patent was made on December 11, 2021 in Volume 155, page 5669 of the Canada Gazette.

Letters patent registering the heraldic emblems of Michael Grote Stirling

Additional Information

Creator(s)

Not Available.

Painter

Not applicable

Calligrapher

Not applicable

Recipient Type

Individual

Other Information

The recipient’s emblems were originally recorded in the records of the Court of the Lord Lyon, Edinburgh, Scotland, 11 November 1960.