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Encyclopedia > Niagara Herald Extraordinary
The badge of office of Niagara Herald Extraordinary
The badge of office of Niagara Herald Extraordinary

Niagara Herald of Arms Extraordinary (Héraut Niagara extraordinaire in French) is the title of one of the officers of arms at the Canadian Heraldic Authority in Ottawa. Herald Extraordinary is an honorary position reserved for people who have made notable contributions to Canadian heraldry. Like the other heralds at the Authority, the name is derived from the Canadian river of the same name. Image File history File links Badge of office of the Niagara Herald Extraordinary of the Canadian Heraldic Authority Obtained from official site File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Badge of office of the Niagara Herald Extraordinary of the Canadian Heraldic Authority Obtained from official site File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Dr. Conrad Swan, while York Herald, one of thirteen officers of arms at the College of Arms. ... Badge of the Canadian Heraldic Authority The Canadian Heraldic Authority is an agency of the Government of Canada responsible for heraldry in Canada. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Advance Ottawa/Ottawa en avant Location City Information Established: 1850 as Bytown Area: 2,778. ... Henry Edgar Paston-Bedingfeld, Her Majestys York Herald of Arms in Ordinary at the College of Arms. ... View from near Horseshoe Falls looking across the Niagara River toward Rainbow Bridge in winter Niagara Glens features many treacherous rapids downstream of Niagara Falls The Niagara River flows to the north from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. ...


A badge of office was granted on May 2, 2001, and is blazoned On a compass rose of sixteen points Gules, a plate fimbriated Gules charged with three pallets wavy Azure. The wavy lines indicate water; the use of vertical lines represents both the south to north direction of the river, and also the Niagara Falls. The compass shows direction, and thus represents national and international reach, both for the river (as part of the Saint Lawrence/Great Lakes transportation system) and for heraldry. May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... For other uses, see Niagara Falls (disambiguation). ... These are the Eisenhower Locks, located in Massena, NY. The Saint Lawrence Seaway in its broadest sense is the system of canals that permits ocean-going vessels to travel from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes as far as Lake Superior. ... The Great Lakes Waterway is a system of channels and canals that makes all of the Great Lakes accessible to oceangoing vessels. ... Heraldry is the science and art of designing, displaying, describing and recording coats of arms and badges, as well as the formal ceremonies and laws that regulate the use and inheritance of arms. ...


Holders of the office

  • 1999-present Gordon Macpherson

1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...

See also

Henry Edgar Paston-Bedingfeld, Her Majestys York Herald of Arms in Ordinary at the College of Arms. ... The Royal Heraldry Society of Canada is a Canadian organization that promotes the art and science of Canadian Heraldry. ...

References

  • Canadian Heraldic Authority
  • Entry in the Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges of Canada for the badge of office
The Canadian Heraldic Authority
Canadian Heraldic Authority | Governor General
Herald Chancellor | Chief Herald | Deputy Chief Herald
Heralds in Ordinary: Assiniboine Herald | Athabaska Herald | Coppermine Herald
Fraser Herald | Miramichi Herald | Saguenay Herald | Saint-Laurent Herald
Extraordinary and Emeritus Officers: Cowichan | Dauphin | Niagara | Outaouais

 
 

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