The heraldic badge of Bute Pursuivant of Arms
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The badge of office is A lymphad Sable, flagged Gules in full sail Or charged of a fess chequy Azure and Argent, the yard surmounted of a coronet of four fleur-de-lys (two visible) and four crosses pattee (one and two halves visible) Or.
- 2001-2008: W David H Sellar
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