Sep 12 1949
Aug 5 1946
Is the Canadian Maple leaf nothing more than a stylized version of the Fleur-De-Lis? The above Time Magazine covers seams to suggest this!
Is the Fleur-De-Lis in it's turn the bee as suggested by Manly P. Hall (p 269 of "Secret Teachings") connected to Charlemagne and the Merovingian grail bloodlines?
Pic of Charlemagne and the Fleur-De-Lis from Wikipedia
Pic from Manly P. Hall "The Secret Teachings of all Ages" p 269
For more background info
Another related Time cover
Aug 24 1953
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