Lord Lyon King of Arms


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Lord Lyon King of Arms

head of administration in matters heraldic in Scotland. He acts as heraldic judge in civil and criminal matters. It is an ancient office. The Lyon Court sits on the days of the ancient druidic feasts of Beltane and Samhain. The Lyon Court has all the powers of an ordinary court, such as to fine and imprison.
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With these documents, he persuaded the Lord Lyon King of Arms to give him the stamp of approval.
The Lord Lyon King of Arms, Dr Joe Morrow QC, conducted the traditional ceremony on Mercat Cross, Edinburgh.
And he says that if they don't, he'll take them to the Lord Lyon King of Arms, who rules on heraldry and titles.
Lord Lyon King of Arms told the League One club they break a law dating back to the 16th century and they could ultimately be prosecuted.
The Lord Lyon King of Arms is also responsible for State Ceremonial in Scotland.
Trump had to stop using another coat of arms in 2008 after Scotland's guardian of heraldry, the Lord Lyon King of Arms, warned him he was breaking a 1762 law by using an unofficial crest.
"During my time as Archbishop the Lord Lyon King of Arms granted to the Archdiocese of Glasgow a coat of arms bearing the crossed keys, a sign of the Papacy, and this is because a 15th-century pope described Glasgow as Special Daughter of the Roman Church, a title later extended to the whole of Scotland.
The other is the Lord Lyon King of Arms, the man who looks after the nation's heraldic emblems.
But before he can legally assume the clan title, his nomination has to be ratified by the Lord Lyon King of Arms.
The row broke out after the Lord Lyon, Sir Malcolm Innes of Edingight, ruled that Milngavie Primary School, near Glasgow, had contravened the Lord Lyon King of Arms Act 1672 by failing to register its badge.
It could cost the Hungarian tens of thousands of pounds to stake his claim with the Lord Lyon King of Arms court.
But politicians are sticking to advice from the man in charge of the nation's heraldry, the Lord Lyon King of Arms, that any blue will do.