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78. Drummond-Murray
Peter (William Edward Peter Louis) Drummond-Murray of Mastrick (1929-2014)

Arms: Quarterly: 1st Azure on a fess between two stars and a pheon argent a dexter hand appaumeé couped at the wrist between two crescents gules; 2nd Or three bars wavy within a bordure engrailed gules; 3rd Or a lion’s head erased within a double tressure flory counter flory gules; 4th Azure semeé of cross crosslets fitchy argent three boars’ heads couped and a chief or, all within a bordure of the same. En surtout a shield quarterly: 1st and 4th Gules a cross saltire and orle of interlinked chains or, at the centre point a gemstone vert; 2nd and 3rd Parted per pale gules and or three fleurs de lis counterchanged.

SOURCES, NOTES & CREDITS: Adapted by D.Q Wedvick from the Wikipedia article on PDM and from Alex Maxwell Findlater's post on PDM in Notes and Queries in the forum of the Heraldry Society of Scotland.

Peter (William Edward Peter Louis) Drummond-Murray of Mastrick was born on 24 Nov 1929 and died on 12 April 2014 at age 85. He was a Knight Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion of the Sovereign Order of Malta, and a Knight of Justice of the Venerable Order of St. John in the United Kingdom. A very well known heraldist who was for many years Slains Pursuivant of Arms to the Earl of Errol, Lord High Constable of Scotland, appointed to this office in 1981 and retired from it around 2008 or 2009. He was a prominent member of the Heraldry Society of Scotland, its sometime Chairman and sometime Editor of the “Double Tressure”. He published many articles in DT and initiated the Heraldry Society of Scotland’s program of publishing rolls of arms starting with “Thistle Stall Plates” in 2001 and the latest being “Lord Crawford’s Armorial” in 2008 with other armorials in the works as we write. dqw 2014 0413

The artwork is a rendering by John Hamilton Gaylor
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