Marchmont Herald

Marchmont Herald
Marchmont Herald
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The heraldic badge of Marchmont Herald of Arms
Tradition Gallo-British
Jurisdiction Scotland
Governance Court of the Lord Lyon

Marchmont Herald of Arms is one of the titles used for a Scottish herald of arms of the Court of the Lord Lyon (there are six herald titles but only three heralds at any one time)

The office was first mentioned in 1438, and the title is derived from the royal castle of Marchmont or Roxburgh in the Borders.

The badge of office is A tower of three castellations Vert masoned Argent, the dexter castellation Azure charged of a saltire Argent the sinister castellation Argent charged of a cross Gules, all ensigned of the Crown of Scotland Proper..[1]

The office is currently vacant.

Office bearers

See also


  1. ^ Roads, Elizabeth Ann. "Badges of the Scottish Officers of Arms". The Double Tressure (20 1998): 77–86. 

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