Lyon King of Arms
Definition of Lyon King of Arms
Lyon Kings of Armsalso
: the chief officer of arms in Scotland who sits as judge in Lyon Court, grants patents of arms, supervises the Scottish heralds and pursuivants in the preparation and conduct of state, public, and royal ceremonial, and is also controller of the royal messengers-at-arms
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Origin and Etymology of lyon king of arms
lyon, obsolete variant of lion
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