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Society learns about role of the Messenger at Arms

The speaker at the Arran Historical Society June meeting was Roddy Macpherson an Officer of Law and Antiquity and Lyon Macer at the Court of the Lord Lyon, writes Hugh Brown.

Mr Macpherson came to talk to the society about the work of the Messenger at Arms at the court of the Lord Lyon. The more usual name for the bearer of this office in Scotland is the Sheriff’s Officer, more often associated with warrant sales for people who had fallen into debt. However, the society learned that the job covered a much greater range of tasks than this.

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