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The Court of the Lord Lyon (the Lyon Court) is a standing court of law which regulates heraldry in Scotland.
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.
Dundas & Wilson LLP was a commercial UK law firm with offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London and Aberdeen.
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is the sovereign and highest court of the Church of Scotland, and is thus the Church's governing body.
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.
Lord High Commissioner is the style of High Commissioners, i.e. direct representatives of the monarch, in three cases in the Kingdom of Scotland and the United Kingdom, two of which are no longer extant.
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.
Sir Malcolm Rognvald Innes of Edingight (born 25 May 1938) was Lord Lyon King of Arms of Scotland from 1981 until 2001.
An officer of arms is a person appointed by a sovereign or state with authority to perform one or more of the following functions.
The Pursebearer is an official in the Royal Households of the United Kingdom, and based in the Ministry of Justice.
The Royal Company of Archers is a ceremonial unit that serves as the Sovereign's Bodyguard in Scotland, a role it has performed since 1822 and the reign of King George IV, when the company provided a personal bodyguard to the King on his visit to Scotland.
A royal household or imperial household in ancient and medieval monarchies, and papal household for popes, formed the basis for the general government of the country as well as providing for the needs of the sovereign and his relations.
The Royal Victorian Order (Ordre royal de Victoria) is a dynastic order of knighthood established in 1896 by Queen Victoria.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
The Scottish Government (Riaghaltas na h-Alba; Scots Govrenment) is the executive of the devolved Scottish Parliament.
The Society of Writers to Her Majesty’s Signet is a private society of Scottish solicitors, dating back to 1594 and part of the College of Justice.
A solicitor is a legal practitioner who traditionally deals with most of the legal matters in some jurisdictions.
Turcan Connell is a Scottish legal firm working exclusively with individuals, families and charities.
Whitehall is a road in the City of Westminster, Central London, which forms the first part of the A3212 road from Trafalgar Square to Chelsea.