And Robert Foden who runs a local printing firm says the Lord Lyon
needs his eyes tested as the Orkney flag has a distinct Nordic-style, off-centre cross.
is Scotland's judge in heraldic and hereditary matters.
She sent me one of the documents which Akins copied and submitted to the Lord Lyon
The new Lyon, as the Lord Lyon
is known, will face a major organisational challenge in the year 2002, the year the Queen celebrates her Golden Jubilee as sovereign.
This time, it's about the coat of arms he's been blatantly using to promote his plans, which has angered the Lord Lyon
, our heraldic chief.
Now he's fallen foul of the Court of the Lord Lyon
In 2002, it was refused by the Lord Lyon
in Edinburgh, who oversees heraldry in Scotland.
He had to apply to Lord Lyon
King at Arms, Scotland's heraldic authority.
11 The Lord Lyon
, who ruled their coat of arms was illegal.
The four-star general, who served as chairman of America's Joint Chiefs of Staff, has applied to the Court of the Lord Lyon
in Edinburgh to be granted the arms.
And when he presented his documents to Scotland's senior genealogist, the Lord Lyon
King of Arms, his claim was approved.
Ranald's claim had been rejected 14 years ago by the Lord Lyon
King of Arms.