BIRTWISTLE, David, MSW, RSW   


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BIRTWISTLE, David, MSW, RSW
 
Arms: Per pale dancetty Argent and Sable a Sword erect the blade enflamed proper pommel and hilt Or between two Flaunches counterchanged.
Crest: On a wreath Argent and Gules a demi-Dragon Sable armed and langued Gules grasping in the dexter claw a cross crosslet fitchy Or and resting the sinister claw on a rose Gules barbed and seeded proper mantled Sable and Or.
Standard:
A Standard the arms in the hoist, the fly Gules charged with three representations of the Badge seperated by two bends Argent inscribed with the motto.
Additional
Standard:
click to view larger standard The Arms in hoist the fly Gules charged with the Badge registered in 1995 ( College of Arms, 15 May 1975: Between a pair of Dragon’s Wings conjoined and expanded Or a Sword erect the blade enflamed proper pommel and hilt Or) between two representations of the Badge granted in 2005 ( Two Irish Wolfhounds heads erased addorsed and conjoined proper charged with a cross crosslet fitche Or) all separated by two bends sinister Argent inscribed with the Motto in letters Sable. (Canadian Heraldic Authority, September 15, 2010) - Artist: Eva Pilar-Cass
Motto: SAPIENTIA CRESCITO VERITAS POLLETO
Badge:
Between a pair of dragon's wings conjoined and expanded Or a sword erect the blade enflamed proper pommel and hilt Or.
Additional
Badge:
click to view larger standard Two Irish Wolfhounds heads erased addorsed and conjoined proper charged with a cross crosslet fitche Or. (Canadian Heraldic Authority, June 15, 2005) - Artist: Eva Pilar-Cass
Source: College of Arms, London, May 15, 1975.

Symbolism:
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Copyright © 2004 Royal Heraldry Society of Canada (RHSC)
Released:June 19, 2004 / Last modified: January 22, 2013