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Lord Lyon King of Arms

Index Lord Lyon King of Arms

The Right Honourable the Lord Lyon King of Arms, the head of Lyon Court, is the most junior of the Great Officers of State in Scotland and is the Scottish official with responsibility for regulating heraldry in that country, issuing new grants of arms, and serving as the judge of the Court of the Lord Lyon, the oldest heraldic court in the world that is still in daily operation. [1]

42 relations: Alexander Brodie (1697–1754), Alexander Erskine of Cambo, Battle of Culloden, Clarenceux King of Arms, Coat of arms, Court of Session, Court of the Lord Lyon, David Lyndsay, David Sellar, Duncan Dundas of Newliston, Earl Marshal, Earl of Kinnoull, England, Francis Grant (officer of arms), Garter Principal King of Arms, George Burnett (officer of arms), George Swinton, Great Officer of State, Heraldry, High Court of Chivalry, Honours of Scotland, James Balfour Paul, James Monteith Grant, Joseph Morrow (Lord Lyon), King of Arms, Lawsuit, Lèse-majesté, Leith, Malcolm Innes of Edingight, Norroy and Ulster King of Arms, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Robert Hay-Drummond, 10th Earl of Kinnoull, Robin Blair, Royal Arms of Scotland, Royal Banner of Scotland, Scotland, Scottish clan chief, Sir James Balfour, 1st Baronet of Denmilne and Kinnaird, Tartan, The Herald (Glasgow), Thomas Hay-Drummond, 11th Earl of Kinnoull, Thomas Innes of Learney.

Alexander Brodie (1697–1754)

Alexander Brodie, 19th of that Ilk (17 August 1697 – 9 March 1754) was a Scottish clan chief and politician from Moray.

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Alexander Erskine of Cambo

Sir Alexander Erskine of Cambo, 2nd Baronet (1663-1729) was a Scottish baronet and Lord Lyon, King of Arms.

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Battle of Culloden

The Battle of Culloden (Blàr Chùil Lodair) was the final confrontation of the Jacobite rising of 1745.

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Clarenceux King of Arms

Clarenceux King of Arms, historically often spelled Clarencieux, is an officer of arms at the College of Arms in London.

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Coat of arms

A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard.

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Court of Session

The Court of Session (Cùirt an t-Seisein; Coort o Session) is the supreme civil court of Scotland, and constitutes part of the College of Justice; the supreme criminal court of Scotland is the High Court of Justiciary.

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Court of the Lord Lyon

The Court of the Lord Lyon (the Lyon Court) is a standing court of law which regulates heraldry in Scotland.

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David Lyndsay

Sir David Lyndsay of the Mount (c. 1490 – c. 1555; alias Lindsay) was a Scottish herald who gained the highest heraldic office of Lyon King of Arms.

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David Sellar

William David Hamilton Sellar, MVO, MA, LLB, FRHistS, FSA (Scot) (born 27 February 1941) served as Lord Lyon King of Arms from 2008 to 2014.

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Duncan Dundas of Newliston

Duncan Dundas of Newliston was Lord Lyon King of Arms of Scotland from 1450 until 1490.

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Earl Marshal

Earl Marshal (alternatively Marschal, Marischal or Marshall) is a hereditary royal officeholder and chivalric title under the sovereign of the United Kingdom used in England (then, following the Act of Union 1800, in the United Kingdom).

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Earl of Kinnoull

Earl of Kinnoull (sometimes spelled Earl of Kinnoul) is a title in the Peerage of Scotland.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Francis Grant (officer of arms)

Sir Francis James Grant (1863 – 1953) was a Scottish officer of arms who eventually rose to the office of Lord Lyon King of Arms.

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Garter Principal King of Arms

The Garter Principal King of Arms (also Garter King of Arms or simply Garter) is the senior King of Arms, and the senior Officer of Arms of the College of Arms, the heraldic authority with jurisdiction over England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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George Burnett (officer of arms)

George Burnett, LLD, WS (1822–1890) was a long-serving Scottish officer of arms.

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George Swinton

Captain George Sitwell Campbell Swinton, DL (10 May 1859 – 17 January 1937) was a long serving Scottish politician and officer of arms.

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Great Officer of State

In the United Kingdom the Great Officers of State are traditional ministers of The Crown who either inherit their positions or are appointed to exercise certain largely ceremonial functions or to operate as members of the government.

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Heraldry

Heraldry is a broad term, encompassing the design, display, and study of armorial bearings (known as armory), as well as related disciplines, such as vexillology, together with the study of ceremony, rank, and pedigree.

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High Court of Chivalry

Her Majesty's High Court of Chivalry is a civil court in English and Welsh law with jurisdiction over matters of heraldry.

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Honours of Scotland

The Honours of Scotland, also known as the Scottish Regalia and the Scottish Crown Jewels, dating from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, are the oldest surviving set of crown jewels in the British Isles.

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James Balfour Paul

Sir James Balfour Paul (16 November 1846 – 15 September 1931) was the Lord Lyon King of Arms, the officer responsible for heraldry in Scotland, from 1890 until the end of 1926.

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James Monteith Grant

Sir James Monteith Grant (19 October 1903 – 1 December 1981) was Lord Lyon King of Arms of Scotland from 1969 to 1981.

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Joseph Morrow (Lord Lyon)

The Rev Canon Dr Joseph John Morrow CBE KStJ QC DL LLD is the current Lord Lyon King of Arms.

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King of Arms

King of Arms is the senior rank of an officer of arms.

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Lawsuit

A lawsuit (or suit in law) is "a vernacular term for a suit, action, or cause instituted or depending between two private persons in the courts of law." A lawsuit is any proceeding by a party or parties against another in a court of law.

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Lèse-majesté

Lèse-majesté (or; also lese-majesty, lese majesty or leze majesty) is the crime of violating majesty, an offence against the dignity of a reigning sovereign or against a state.

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Leith

Leith (Lìte) is an area to the north of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, at the mouth of the Water of Leith.

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Malcolm Innes of Edingight

Sir Malcolm Rognvald Innes of Edingight (born 25 May 1938) was Lord Lyon King of Arms of Scotland from 1981 until 2001.

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Norroy and Ulster King of Arms

Norroy and Ulster King of Arms is the King of Arms at the College of Heralds with jurisdiction over England north of the Trent and Northern Ireland.

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Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (4 August 1900 – 30 March 2002) was the wife of King George VI and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon.

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Robert Hay-Drummond, 10th Earl of Kinnoull

Robert Auriol Hay-Drummond, 10th Earl of Kinnoull (18 March 1751 – 19 April 1804) was a Scottish peer and Lord Lyon King of Arms.

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Robin Blair

Robin Orr Blair, CVO, WS (born 1 January 1940), former Lord Lyon King of Arms of Scotland, is a retired solicitor, and was a partner with Dundas & Wilson CS and later with Turcan Connell.

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Royal Arms of Scotland

The royal arms of Scotland is the official coat of arms of the King of Scots first adopted in the 12th century.

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Royal Banner of Scotland

The Royal Banner of the Royal Arms of Scotland, also known as the Royal Banner of Scotland, or more commonly the Lion Rampant of Scotland, and historically as the Royal Standard of Scotland, (Bratach rìoghail na h-Alba, Ryal banner o Scotland) or Banner of the King of Scots, is the Royal Banner of Scotland, and historically, the Royal Standard of the Kingdom of Scotland.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Scottish clan chief

The Scottish Gaelic word clann means children.

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Sir James Balfour, 1st Baronet of Denmilne and Kinnaird

Sir James Balfour, 1st Baronet of Denmilne and Kinnaid (– c. 1658), of Perth and Kinross, Scotland, was a Scottish annalist and antiquary.

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Tartan

Tartan (breacan) is a pattern consisting of criss-crossed horizontal and vertical bands in multiple colours.

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The Herald (Glasgow)

The Herald is a Scottish broadsheet newspaper founded in 1783.

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Thomas Hay-Drummond, 11th Earl of Kinnoull

Thomas Robert Hay-Drummond, 11th Earl of Kinnoull (5 April 1785 – 18 February 1866), styled Viscount Dupplin between 1787 and 1804, was a Scottish peer.

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Thomas Innes of Learney

Sir Thomas Innes of Learney (1893–1971) was Lord Lyon from 1945 to 1969, after having been Carrick Pursuivant and Albany Herald in the 1920s and 1930s.

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List of Lords Lyon, Lord Lyon, Lord Lyon of Scotland, Lord Lyon, King of Arms, Lyon King at Arms, Lyon King of Arms, Lyon King-of-Arms, The Right Honourable the Lord Lyon King of Arms.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Lyon_King_of_Arms

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