March Pursuivant

March Pursuivant

The heraldic badge of March Pursuivant of Arms
Heraldic tradition Gallo-British
Jurisdiction Scotland
Governing body Court of the Lord Lyon

March Pursuivant of Arms was a Scottish pursuivant of arms of the Court of the Lord Lyon.

The office was first mentioned in 1515 and it is associated with the part of the Border area that was known as the Marches, i.e. the whole border area.[1]

The badge of office is a demi lion rampant holding a rose Gules and gorged with a coronet of four fleur de lys (two visible) and four crosses pattée (one and two halves visible) Or.[2]

The office is currently vacant.

Office bearers

See also


  1. "Heraldic Titles from the Middle Ages and Renaissance: Dictionary of Period Forms". Julia Smith. Retrieved 2 June 2011.
  2. Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland, Vol.88 Fol.61
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