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04a. Rothesay Herald
Arms: Vert, on a chevron Or a fleur-de-lys in the Florentine style Vert, on a chief Or the heads of three Celtic crosses Vert

SOURCES, NOTES & CREDITS: Background illustration from the website of the Court of the Lord Lyon. Text is based on and adapted from “Officers of Arms in Scotland 1290-2016”, pages 79-80, by Charles Burnett, Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh, 2016 and from biographical information found in the website of the Court of the Lord Lyon.

Liam Devlin was appointed Unicorn Pursuivant in Ordinary at the Court of the Lord Lyon on 6 January 2016. Previously he was Linlithgow Pursuivant Extraordinary 2014-2016.

Liam Devlin was appointed Rothesay Herald on 1 September 2021.

The last person to hold the position of Rothesay Pursuivant before Liam Devlin was Sir Crispin Agnew, Bt., LVO, 1986-2021. Earlier recent notable holders of the office were Lord Lyon Sir Francis James Grant, KCVO, 1898-1929 and Lt. Col. Harold Andrew Balvaird Lawson, CVO, 1939-1985.

The artwork is a rendering of John Hamilton Gaylor

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