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08. Linlithgow Pursuivant Extraordinary's Badge
Badge of Linlithgow Pursuivant, which was registered in 1998

Blazon: A greyhound bitch passant Sable, ensigned of a coronet of four fleur-de-lys ( two visible ) and four crosses pattée ( one and two halves visible ) Or.

SOURCE/NOTES & CREDITS: For the blazon and text information Lyon Clerk and Snawdoun Herald, Mrs. C. G. W. Roads, LVO in her article in “Double Tressure” 1998, No. 20, page 85; illustration for background and further text: “Officers of Arms in Scotland 1290-2016” , page 51, by Charles Burnett, Scottish Record Society, 2016 and
Court of the Lord Lyon website information regarding Linlithgow Pursuivant.

Linlithgow Pursuivant of Arms Extraordinary is Professor Gilliam Black who was appointed on 1 September 2021.

The most recent previous holder of this office was John Boyd Stirling, WS, 2016-2021

The artwork is a rendering by John Hamilton Gaylor.

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