Newfoundland Coat of Arms granted to Sir David Kirke in 1638.
The 17th-century issue of this coat of arms was forgotten over time. After being rediscovered, it was
adopted by Newfoundland as its official coat of arms in the 1920s.
Courtesy of the College of Arms (Miscellaneous
Grants 4.7), London, England. From Peter Neary and Patrick O'Flaherty, Part of the Main: An
Illustrated History of Newfoundland and Labrador (St. John's, Newfoundland: Breakwater
Books, ©1983) 31. Image modified by Wendy Churchill, 1999.