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03. Snawdoun Herald's Badge
Elizabeth A. Roads, LVO, Snawdoun Herald & SSA Fellow

Blazon: Issuant from a wall embattled shewing two crenels Proper masoned sable a unicorn's head Argent armed and crined Or holding in its mouth a sword bendwise Proper hilted Or, the whole ensigned with the royal crown Proper.

SOURCE/NOTES & CREDITS: We should like to thank J. H. Gaylor for the illustration and blazon.

Mrs. Roads was appointed Snawdoun Herald of Arms in Ordinary by the Lord Lyon, David Sellar in December 2010 who also designed Snawdoun Herald’s badge shown above. Snawdoun continues to fill the position of Lyon Clerk and Keeper of the Records to which she was appointed in 1986. Formerly Mrs. Roads was Carrick Pursuivant to which she had been appointed in 1992. The last person to hold the position of Snawdoun Herald was William Montignani appointed in 1860 and who died in office in 1883. dqw 20101230

The artwork is a rendition by John Hamilton Gaylor

Wedvick Armorial, 192a, Snawdoun Herald’s Badge, 20101230
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