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David Allan, SHA, FSA Scot

Heraldic Artist & Calligrapher

Useful Links

The Court of the Lord Lyon is the heraldic authority for Scotland and deals with all matters relating to Scottish Heraldry and Coats of Arms. The Court  is responsible for maintaining the Scottish Public Registers of All Arms and Bearing in Scotland and Genealogies.

 The College of Arms is the official heraldic authority for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and much of the Commonwealth including Australia and New Zealand. The College maintains registers of arms, pedigrees, genealogies, Royal Licences, changes of name, and flags.

The Society was founded in 1977 with the objective of promoting the study of heraldry and encouraging its correct use in Scotland and overseas.

The Society exists to increase and extend interest in and knowledge of heraldry, armoury, chivalry, genealogy and allied subjects.

(formerly Burke’s Peerage & Gentry International Register of Arms)

The Register includes the rationale and history behind the use and design of featured coats of arms along with the family biographies of the bearers.

The members are highly-qualified, and have many years experience in carrying out research in Scottish archives, and assisting clients worldwide to discover their Scottish ancestry.

Manufacturer and distributor of printed and sewn flags and banners for over 140 years.

I have collaborated with Scots Connection to produce various clan certificates which are sold exclusively by them.

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