Gordon de Lisle Lee
Born in Aberdeen, the son of the Reverend F. G. Lee, vicar of All Saints, Lambeth, he was educated at St Mary's College, Harlow and Westminster School and became an artist and designer. In 1889 he joined the College of Arms as Bluemantle Pursuivant. He was appointed York Herald on 29 November 1905 in succession to George William Marshall and then Norroy King of Arms in 1922, before being appointed Clarenceux King of Arms, the Principal Herald of South, East and West England, on 5 October 1926 in succession to William Lindsay. He was secretary to the Earl Marshal from 1911 to 1917 and the Deputy Earl Marshal from 1917 until his death. He was also an expert in Japanese art and heraldry and a stage designer.
Lee wrote Blessed Margaret of Salisbury: A Sketch of the Life and Times of The Last of the Plantagenets (1887) and The Episcopal Arms of England and Wales (1906).
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