Lyon King of Arms


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Lyon King of Arms

(ˈlaɪən)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the chief herald of Scotland. Also called: Lord Lyon
[C14: archaic spelling of lion, referring to the figure on the royal shield]
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An 11-strong selection panel comprising members of the Lord Lieutenancy and representatives of youth and other groups were guided by heraldry expert Dr Joseph Morrow, the Lord Lyon King of Arms.
They will stop using the badge from September after the Lord Lyon King of Arms - the Government office who regulate heraldry - warned they could face prosecution.
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Gavin Douglas, a bishop and a politician, as third son of the earl of Angus was perhaps the best born; Sir David Lyndsay of the Mount for decades a courtier to James IV and V became Lyon King of Arms.