Unicorn Pursuivant

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

Unicorn Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary is a current Scottish pursuivant of arms in Ordinary of the Court of the Lord Lyon.[1]

The title was created after 1381, and derived from the unicorn. One of these beasts is used as a supporter for the royal arms of Scotland, and as a royal badge.

The badge of office is A unicorn couchant Argent, horded, unguled, maned and tufted Or gorged of a coronet of four fleurs-de-lys (two visible) and four crosses pattee (one and two halves visible) Or.[2]

The office is currently held by Liam Devlin, Esq. He was appointed to this post on 6 January 2016.[3]

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See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Officers of Arms in Scotland". The Court of the Lord Lyon. 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
  4. ^ Edinburgh Gazette, 30 December 1960
  5. ^ Edinburgh Gazette, 19 June 2009

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