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Ly·on

(lī'on),
B. B. Vincent, U.S. physician, 1880-1953. See: Meltzer-Lyon test.

Ly·on

(lī'on),
Mary F., 20th-century English cytogeneticist. See: Lyon hypothesis, lyonization.
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Elizabeth Roads of the Edinburgh court said: "The Lord Lyon makes the grant but it has not actually gone through yet.
They must now apply to the Court of Lord Lyon to redraw their badge and face a fight to retain the Saltire on their crest.
Lord Lyon King of Arms told the League One club they break a law dating back to the 16th century and they could ultimately be prosecuted.
The Lord Lyon Robin Blair, Scotland's highest authority on heraldry, claims the Orkney flag is in fact the old arms of the Kingdom of Ulster.
But clan enthusiasts reported the matter to Mr David Murby, Procurator Fiscal to the the Court of Lord Lyon, Malcolm Innes of Edingight.
The Lord Lyon, King of Arms made no mention of this in 1674 when Aberdeen's coat of arms was officially recognised by his court.
The use of the Icelandic flag is not only a snub to the Scottish and Northern Irish elements of the Union flag, but it also breaks protocol set down by the Lord Lyon King of Arms.
Lord Lyon, who enforces Scottish heraldry laws, demanded the change and police chiefs will unveil their first new emblem in 100 years today.
The Highland League side appealed to the Court of the Lord Lyon, the heraldic authority for Scotland.
But William, 45, yesterday dismissed the American, who has lodged his claim to be chief of the Akins clan with the Lord Lyon in Edinburgh, as "crazy" and a complete fraud.
The Lord Lyon King of Arms is also responsible for State Ceremonial in Scotland.