The arms with a chief
of a royal passant lion of the first and the colours of Azure, Sable
and Gold are all symbols representing the armiger’s will of
generosity and his constant and tireless work helping the needy. The
passant lion passant of the arms and the rampart lion of the crest
represent honour and the Azure strength, trust and loyalty.
The Maltese Cross represents the armiger’s generosity of spirit
towards the needy but also the honour to the municipality Mönsterås
in Sweden where he spent every summer during his childhood.
The Barry field represents the pathway followed by the armiger in
his many walks through historical pilgrimages around the world.
The armiger is a Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Order of the star
of Oceania (Ka Hoku o Osiana e Hookanaka), Hawaii; Knight Grand
Cross of the Royal Order of the Lion of Godenu, Ghana; Knight Grand
Cross of Justice of The Sovereign Hospitaller Order of Saint John of
Jerusalem Knights of Malta; Knight of Justice and Devotion, Military
order of the Collar, Royal House of Aragon, Spain. He is also
elected as a member of the famous The Explorers Club. He has been
awarded of several medals and decorations, including The Pilgrim
Cross in gold of Honour of Pope Leo XIII medal, Jerusalem, Israel,
The Saint Olav pilgrimage medal, Norway and The Swedish Red Cross
He has two sons: Sebastian Stävhag and Viktor Stävhag.