Lyon King of Arms
The Lord Lyon King of Arms is the Scottish official that oversees heraldry in Scotland. He is the equivalant of the Garter King of Arms in England and carries the ability to grant arms under his own power, as opposed to the English Kings of Arms who require a warrant from the Earl Marshal.
Facts about the Lord Lyon King of Arms
- Is the judge of the Court of the Lord Lyon, which is the oldest Heraldic court that is still ongoing
- Court of the Lord Lyon King of Arms - Official Site of the Lord Lyon King of Arms