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Drummond, Earl of Perth
Blazon of Arms:

Shield: Or three bars wavy Gules.

Crest: On a ducal crown a sleuthhound Proper, collared and leashed Gules.

Supporters: Two savages, wreathed about the head and middle with oak leaves Proper, each carrying a baton on his shoulder, and standing on caltraps.

Motto: Gang warily

SOURCE/NOTES & CREDITS: Illustration and blazon of arms is from the Wikipedia article on the Earl of Perth The text is adapted from the same source. The Drummond Earl of Perth gets from page 28 through page 62 ( Some 34 pages ) in Vol. 7 of “The Scots Peerage” of 1910 edited by Sir James Balfour Paul. And over six pages in “Simple Heraldry” of Iain Moncreiffe and Don Pottinger.

James Drummond, 4th Lord Drummond was created Earl of Perth and Lord Drummond of Stobhall by James VI on 4 March 1605 with a remainder to: his heirs male whatsoever. James Drummond was at that time Ambassador to Spain.

The Earl of Perth is the Chief of Clan Drummond and the family seat is Stobhall near Perth.

Current holder: James Drummond, 10th Earl of Perth

The artwork is an interpretation of John Hamilton Gaylor

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