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Robertson of Port Ellen
Arms: Per chevron Gules and Argent, on a chevron counter compony Sable and of the Second between in chief a cinquefoil Ermine between two wolves' heads erased of the Second and in base a representation of the Port Ellen lighthouse Proper, a portcullis chained of the Third.

Crest : an oyster catcher statant Proper.

Motto : Furachas is Dochas.

SOURCE/NOTES & CREDITS: Both the blazon and illustration are through the courtesy of Elizabeth Ann Roads, LVO, OstJ, LLB, Snawdoun Herald at the Court of the Lord Lyon and Secretary of the Order of the Thistle. She was kind enough to give permission to use this image of Lord Robertson's Stall Plate in her capacity as Secretary of the Order of the Thistle. The text is adapted from the Wikipedia article.

George Islay MacNeill Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen, KT, GCMG, PC, FRSA, FRSE (born 12 April 1946), is a British politician of the Labour Party who served as the 10th Secretary General of NATO from 1999 to 2004.

Born in Port Ellen, Isle of Islay, Scotland, the son of George Philip Robertson, a policeman and Marion Isabella MacNeill. His mother taught French and German and he was educated at Dunoon Grammar School and studied economics at the Queen's College, Dundee.

He served as Secretary of State for Defence from 1997 to 1999, before becoming a life peer.

He was created Baron Robertson of Port Ellen, of Islay in Argyll and Bute, on 24 August 1999.

On 30 Nov 2004 the Queen created Lord Robertson a Knight of the Thistle

Robertson married Sandra Wallace on 1 June 1970. They have two sons and a daughter.

The artwork is an image of the the Stall Plate in the Chapel of the Order of the Thistle.

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