Linlithgow Pursuivant

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Linlithgow Pursuivant
Badge of the Linlithgow Pursuivant.svg
The heraldic badge of Linlithgow Pursuivant of Arms
 
Heraldic tradition Gallo-British
Jurisdiction Scotland
Governing body Court of the Lord Lyon

Linlithgow Pursuivant of Arms is a Scottish pursuivant of arms of the Court of the Lord Lyon.

This title is locative in origin, and is derived from the name of a royal burgh of Linlithgow and palace of the same name.[1] The title is often used for a Pursuivant Extraordinary.

The badge of office is A greyhound bitch passant Sable ensigned of a coronet of four fleur de lys (two visible) and four crosses pattee (one and two halves visible) Or.[2]

On 6 January 2016 the Lord Lyon appointed John Stirling WS to the role as an extraordinary Officer of Arms for a period of five years.[3]

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  1. ^ "Heraldic Titles from the Middle Ages and Renaissance: Dictionary of Period Forms". Julia Smith. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Roads, Elizabeth Ann. "Badges of the Scottish Officers of Arms". The Double Tressure (20 1998): 77–86. 
  3. ^ http://www.lyon-court.com/lordlyon/1016.html

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