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Charles Harry Clinton Pirie-Gordon of Buthlaw, OBE, DSC (1883-1969)

Quarterly: first and fourth, Or a boar's head erased Sable armed and langued Gules between three pears slipped and leaved Vert (Pirie of Waterton); second and third, Azure a fesse chequy Or and of the field between three boar's heads erased of the second armed and langued Gules, a mullet in chief of the second for difference (Gordon of Buthlaw); on a chief Gules a Cross Argent, and in the first quarter the royal crest of England proper (The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem in the British realm).

SOURCE, NOTES & CREDITS: Arms: From The Buthlaw Armorial, Volume One,
The Baronage Press and were matriculated in the Public Register Volume of All Arms
and Bearings in Scotland, Volume 42, Page 123, on 24 January 1958, when the armiger
was recognized as the first Scottish Grand Bailiff of the Venerable Order.

Buthlaw, b. 12 Feb 1883, d. 8 Dec 1969 and lived a verra adventurous life, and recommend visiting "The Buthlaw Armorial" for further details. We wish to thank and credit The Baronage Press for permission to copy the text and image pertaining to the arms of Buthlaw's as background information.

The artwork is a rendering by John Hamilton Gaylor.

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