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Jonathan Good


Registration number 20070705C


This certifies that the heraldic arms of Jonathan Good are registered as an original design and are described by the blazon below

Arms: Vert a birch tree eradicated suspended therefrom an escutcheon Argent bearing a cross Gules.
Crest: On a wreath Argent and Gules a demi-black bear proper holding in its dexter paw a sword Argent hilt and pommel Or.
Mantling: Argent doubled Gules
Motto: ΑΓΩΝΙΖΟΥ ΤΟΝ ΚΑΛΟΝ ΑΓΩΝΑ


Biographical note

Born 1971, Port Hope, Ontario; A.B, Dartmouth College, 1994; M.A., University of Toronto, 1995; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2004; Currently Assistant Professor, History Program, Reinhardt College, Waleska, GA.

Grant

2006 Canadian Heraldic Authority (Ottawa)

Design rationale

Green shield: color of Ontario, of Dartmouth College Birch tree: native to Canada, bark may be written on and used to make canoes.

Cross of St. George: references my loyalist ancestry, Anglican faith, and subject of my Ph.D. thesis. On a shield to represent my longstanding interest in heraldry.

Black bear: symbol of Ontario, of my high school (Trinity College School in Port Hope, Ontario).

Sword: St. Paul's spiritus gladius. The motto also relates to this.

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