George Burnett (officer of arms)

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The heraldic achievement of the Office of the Lord Lyon King of Arms.

George Burnett, LLD, WS (1822–1890) was a long-serving Scottish officer of arms. He was the second son of John Burnett, Fifth Laird of Kemnay. He was appointed Lord Lyon King of Arms in 1866 and served in that post until his death in 1890.


Coat of arms of George Burnett
Arms of George Burnett.svg
Argent three holly leaves in chief Vert and a hunting horn in base Sable garnished and stringed Gules (Burnett).

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Heraldic offices
Preceded by
The Earl of Kinnoull
Lord Lyon King of Arms
Succeeded by
Sir James Balfour Paul