Some news from Lyon Court:
The Lord Lyon has announced some promotions and appointments:
Mrs Yvonne Holton to be Islay Herald, Liam Devlin Esq. to be Rothesay Herald, John Stirling Esq. WS to be Ormond Pursuivant, Roderick Alexander Macpherson Esq. to be Unicorn Pursuivant, Professor Gillian Black to be Linlithgow Pursuivant Extraordinary, Colin Russell Esq., OStJ to be Falkland Pursuivant, Philip Tibbetts Esq to be March Pursuivant Extraordinary, and Sir Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw Bt. LVO QC to be Albany Herald Extraordinary.
Ms Clare McCrory has been appointed Herald Painter in succession to Mrs Yvonne Holton who has held the post with great distinction since 2005.