LYON COURT


LYON COURT
   the Herald's College of Scotland, consisting of three heralds and three pursuivants.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • lyon court — “ noun Usage: usually capitalized L&C Etymology: lyon, obsolete variant of lion : a lawcourt and administrative office in Scotland that is headed by the Lord Lyon King of Arms, has jurisdiction over the bearing and display of armorial ensigns,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Red Lyon Court, Alley —    East out of Bishopsgate Street in Bishopsgate Ward Without, leading to Red Lyon Inn (O. and M. 1677), with two passages out of Bishopsgate Street.     Red Lion Court (P.C. 1732). Red Lion Inn Yard (Lond. G. 1758 Boyle, 1799). The two passages… …   Dictionary of London

  • Red Lyon Court, Houndsditch —    See Red Lyon Yard.     Red Lion Alley (W. Stow, 1722 P.C. 1732). Removed for the formation of Moorgate Street …   Dictionary of London

  • Red Lyon Court —    1) In Throgmorton Street, a small Court in Broad Street Ward, against Drapers Hall (Hatton, 1708 P.C. 1732).    The site seems to be occupied by Throgmorton Avenue.    2) South out of St. Paul s Churchyard to Little Carter Lane, in Castle L… …   Dictionary of London

  • White Lyon Court —    1) East out of Little Bell Alley, in Broad Street Ward (P.C. 1732 Elmes, 1831).    The site is now occupied by offices and business houses.    2) South out of London Wall. In Coleman Street Ward (Strype, 1720, and Rocque, 1746).    The site is …   Dictionary of London

  • Lyon (disambiguation) — Lyon may refer to * Lyon, France * The Lyon based football club, Olympique Lyonnais * Lyon, Mississippi, USA * Lyon, Perth and Kinross, Scotland * Several counties in the United States named Lyon County * Several townships in the United States… …   Wikipedia

  • Lyon Clerk and Keeper of the Records — is an heraldic office in Scotland. The holder of this office is appointed by the Crown, and like the Lord Lyon King of Arms receives an annual salary. Lyon Clerk s duties are to conduct and assist with the preliminary business of application for… …   Wikipedia

  • Court of the Lord Lyon — The arms of office of the Lord Lyon King of arms, the sovereign of the Court of the Lord Lyon. The Court of the Lord Lyon, also known as the Lyon Court, is a standing court of law which regulates heraldry in Scotland. Like the College of Arms in… …   Wikipedia

  • Court of the Lord Lyon — New Register House in Edinburgh, Sitz des Lyon Court Der Court of the Lord Lyon, kurz auch Lyon Court, ist das in Edinburgh ansässige für Schottland zuständige staatliche Wappenregister (Heraldic Authority). Daneben werden auch Clans durch den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lyon — n. (in full Lord Lyon or Lyon King of Arms) the chief herald of Scotland. Phrases and idioms: Lyon Court the court over which he presides. Etymology: archaic form. of LION: named f. the lion on the royal shield * * * lyon, asse, cell see lion,… …   Useful english dictionary


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