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06a. Unicorn Pursuivant
Arms: Vert, on a chevron Or a fleur-de-lys in the Florentine style Vert, on a chief Or the heads of three Celtic crosses Vert

SOURCES, NOTES & CREDITS: Background illustration from the website of the Court of the Lord Lyon. Text is based on and adapted from “Officers of Arms in Scotland 1290-2016”, pages 79-80, by Charles Burnett, Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh, 2016 and from biographical information found in the website of the Court of the Lord Lyon.

Liam Devlin, KM, MA, BMus, Msc was born in 1954 and was appointed Unicorn Pursuivant in Ordinary at the Court of the Lord Lyon on 6 January 2016. Previously he was Linlithgow Pursuivant Extraordinary 2014-2016. Professionally Devlin is musician and teacher, having taught at the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. He married Viviana Sichi in 1981 and they have two children: Amy Vittoria born in 1982 and Charles Augustus born in 1987. He is a Committee Member of the Heraldry Society of Scotland 2006- and a Knight of Magistral Grace of the Sovereign and Military Order of Malta 2015-

The last person to hold the position of Unicorn Pursuivant before Liam Devlin was Reginald John Malden 2012-2015.

The artwork is a rendering of John Hamilton Gaylor

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