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The Court of the Lord Lyon
About the Court

Court Activity 2007

During the year 41 new grants of Arms were made, of which 28 were to individuals, 8 to corporate bodies and 5 to Local Authorities. In addition there were 21 matriculations from existing grants.

This was a busy year for ceremonial engagements.

During the year Letters Patent granting new Arms were presented to St Aloysius' College, Glasgow by Carrick Pursuivant and to Pittenweem and District Community Council by Bute Pursuivant.

In February and March the Lord Lyon visited St Andrews' Societies and other bodies in Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina and New York .

During the year the Lord Lyon announced his intention to retire in December. He remained in post at the year end, pending the appointment of a successor.


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