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The Lord Lyon King of Arms is the Scottish offical that oversees [[heraldry]] in Scotland. He is the equivilant of the Garter King of Arms in England and carries the ability to grant arms under his own power as oppsed to the English Kings of Arms who require a warrant from the Earl Marshal
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The '''Lord Lyon King of Arms''' is the [[Scotland|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==
 
==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
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* Is the judge of the [[Court of the Lord Lyon]], which is the oldest Heraldic [[court]] that is still ongoing
  
*Is one of the few individuals permitted to fly Scotlands Royal Standard of the "Lion Rampant"
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*Is one of the few individuals permitted to fly Scotland's [[Royal]] [[Standard]] of the "[[Lion]] [[Rampant]]"
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
*[http://www.lyon-court.com/ Court of the Lord Lyon King of Arms] Offical Site of the Lord Lyon King of Arms
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*[http://www.lyon-court.com/ Court of the Lord Lyon King of Arms] - Official Site of the Lord Lyon King of Arms
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[[category:Heraldry]]

Latest revision as of 14:29, 27 July 2010

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

External Links