The heraldic badge of Falkland Pursuivant of Arms
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The title was first mentioned in 1493 and it is derived from the Royal Palace of the same name located in Fife. The title is often used for a Pursuivant Extraordinary: an officer who is not part of the ordinary complement of the Court but is called to duty when needed.
The badge of office is A stag lodged requardant Gules, gorged of a coronet of four fleur-de-lys (two visible) and four crosses pattee (one and two halves visible) Or.
On 6 January 2016 the Lord Lyon appointed George Way of Plean to the role as an extraordinary Officer of Arms for a period of five years.
- In 1538, John Forsyth was appointed King’s Macer and thereafter Falkland Pursuivant
- 1927–1939 John William Balfour Paul
- 1952–1953 Sir Iain Moncreiffe of that Ilk
- 1953–1957 Don Pottinger
- 1957–1958 Malcolm Innes of Edingight
- 2016-present George Way of Plean
- "H.M. Officers of Arms , The Heraldry Society of Scotland - UK Heraldry". Retrieved 30 October 2010.
- Roads, Elizabeth Ann. "Badges of the Scottish Officers of Arms". The Double Tressure (20 1998): 77–86.