Scottish Heraldry 101: The Court of Lord Lyon

Scottish Heraldry 101: The Court of Lord Lyon

Just off Edinburgh’s bustling Princes Street sits a grand old building that houses hundreds of years worth of Scotland’s records. HM New Register House is well known as home to the General Register Office for Scotland but also houses the Court of Lord Lyon – Scotland’s centuries-old heraldic authority that can be traced back to […]

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Introducing the 38th Lord Lyon King of Arms

Introducing the 38th Lord Lyon King of Arms

Hot off the Heraldry press, we’re pleased to report that a new Lord Lyon King of Arms was appointed in Edinburgh last week. Dr Joseph Morrow, an advocate with degrees in theology law, was appointed as the 38th Lord Lyon following the resignation of David Sellar MVO, FSAScot, FRHistS late last year. Dr Morrow has […]

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