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05a. Ormond Pursuivant
Mark Dennis, Esq.

Arms: Parted per fess Gules and Ermine, a pale invected counterchanged, three Danish battle axes Or

SOURCE, NOTES & CREDITS: Source for blazon: Page 70, Volume 82, “Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland”. Source for colour illustration for background purposes: Heraldry Society of Scotland (HSS). Source for text: HSS plus the Court of the Lord Lyon.

Mark D. Dennis, Esquire, BA, JD, LL M (Cantab.), FSA Scot, FHSS, Advocate, Ormond Pursuivant of Arms, born in California in 1950 with dual citizenship in the US and the UK, he is today an Immigration Judge & Mental Health Convener in Scotland, Chairman of the Heraldry Society of Scotland, President of the Permanent Bureau of the Congreses Internationaux de la Sciences Genealogique et Heraldique, a very distinguished Scots heraldist and artist, Member of the Royal Scottish Pipers Society and Trustee of the St. Andrews Preservation Trust.

According to a Lyon Court news release dated 26 May 2009, he has been offered the post of Ormond Pursuivant of Arms by the Lord Lyon W. David Hamilton Sellar, to which offer he has accepted with effect as of 1 June 2009. We are sure he will be an asset and ornament to the Court of the Lord Lyon. dqw

The artwork is by Mark Dennis
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