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Blazon of arms: Argent, a lion rampant within a Double Tressure flory counterflory Gules, all within a bordure Azure.

SOURCE/NOTES & CREDITS: Illustration for background, the blazon and text developed from the Wikipedia Article on the Marquess of Zetland. The Marquessate of Zetland is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. Additional note: All Dundas arms have been based on the foundation of argent a lion rampant gules. Combined with the royal tressure and a bordure azure, they make a striking coat. Zetland is an archaic spelling form of Shetland.

Lawrence Dundas, 1st Marquess of Zetland, KT, PC, JP, DL was born on 16 Aug 1844. He was known as Lawrence Dundas until 1873 and as The 3rd Earl of Zetland from 1873 to 1892. He was a British hereditary peer and a conservative statesman. He was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland between 1889 and 1892.

On 22 Aug 1892 the former Lord Lieutenant of Ireland was created the 1st Marquess of Zetland, by Queen Victoria. The 1st Marquess died on 11 Mar1929

The current holder is Lawrence Mark Dundas, 4th Marquis born 1937 who
succeeded in 1989 and has heirs.

The artwork is an interpretation of John Hamilton Gaylor

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