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About The Society of Scottish Armigers

 
 

The object and purposes of the Society are:

  1. To research, identify, and record Armorial Bearings which have been granted, matriculated, or otherwise recognised by the Scottish heraldic authority, The Court of The Lord Lyon.

  2. To publish and disseminate an historical record of said Armorial Bearings along with biographical information regarding the Armigers.

  3. To educate the public regarding the history and meaning of Armorial Bearings within the Scottish tradition.

  4. To initiate, promote, and engage in scholarly, educational, and information endeavors, and to preserve and disseminate knowledge regarding Scottish heraldry, and to act as a resource center for those seeking information regarding the same.

  5. To support and encourage knowledge regarding Scottish history and cultural heritage through leadership and participation in various cultural activities, such as Highland Games, Scottish Country Dancing, Kirkin' of the Tartans, St. Andrew's Society events, and the like.

Affiliation in the Society consists of four classes:

  • FELLOW: Those men and women possessing Armorial Bearings recognised in Scotland, who are of nobiliary station as defined by Scottish tradition and selected by a board to consider service and other factors of benefit to the community.

  • MEMBERS: Other men and women possessing Armorial Bearings recognised in Scotland.

  • CORPORATE MEMBERS: Corporate bodies possessing Armorial Bearings recognised in Scotland.

  • HONORARY MEMBERS - Persons who are Chiefs of the Name of Clans and Families.

  • ASSOCIATE MEMBERS: Spouses, daughters and anyone who may use the Arms by right of an Armiger. We may also have a quantity of up to 10% of regular members as Associates. These are people to whom the Society wishes to honor or who offer services to the Society. They have all the benefits of a regular Member - without voting powers.

 
 

 

Advisory Board Chairman - Sir Malcolm Innes of Edingight, KCVO

 

 

Advisory Board Vice Chairman - Robin Blair, CVO, WS.

 
 

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