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Warrant for Letters Patent

in the application of William Jervis Alastair Livingstone of Bachuil, Baron of the Bachuil
for and in memory of his great-great grandfather JOHN LIVINGSTONE OF BACHUIL, Baron of the Bachuil
of date 28 November 2002

The Lord Lyon King of Arms, having considered the foregoing Petition,

(Primo) OFFICIALLY RECOGNISES John Livingstone of Bachuil, Baron of the Bachuil, as Head of the Highland Clan McLea;

(Secundo) AUTHORISES the Lyon Clerk to prepare Letters Patent granting unto the Petitioner for and in memory of his great-great grandfather John Livingstone of Bachuil, Baron of the Bachuil and his descendants the following Ensigns Armorial, videlicet:- Quarterly, First Or, a lion rampant Gules, Second and Third Argent, a dexter hand couped at the wrist Gules, holding a cross crosslet fitchée Azure, Fourth Or, in chief a salmon naiant Proper, in base three bars wavy Azure. Behind the Shield are placed in saltire two Bachuils within their cases Or, jewelled Gules, being the insignia of the said John Livingstone of Bachuil, Baron of the Bachuil, as Heritable Keeper of the Bachuil, behind which is draped his baronial mantle Gules doubled of silk Argent, fur-edged of miniver and collar Ermine and fastened on the right shoulder by five spherical buttons Or; above the Shield is placed a chapeau Gules furred Vair (in respect of the Barony of the Bachuil the tenure of which is analogous to "par le grace de Dieu"); thereon an Helm befitting his degree with a Mantling Gules doubled Or, and on a Wreath of the Liveries is set for Crest a demi-man representing the figure of Saint Moluag Proper, his head ensigned of a circle of glory Or, having about his shoulders a cloak Vert, holding in his dexter hand the great Staff of Saint Moluag Proper and in his sinister hand a cross crosslet fitchée Azure, and in an Escrol over the same this Motto "CNOC AINGEIL"; and on a compartment embellished of the flower of the Grass of Parnassus (Parnassia Palustris) Proper along with this Motto "NI MI E MA'S URRAIN DHOMH" are set for Supporters two stags rampant Proper attired, collared and chained Or; and for his Standard three and a half metres long split at the end of two tracts Gules and Or having his said Arms in the hoist with his Crest in the centre compartment and a flower of the Grass of Parnassus (Parnassia Palustris) Proper, being the proper plant badge of the Highland Clan McLea, in the first and third compartments with this Slogan "CNOC AINGEIL" in letters Sable on two transverse bands Or; and for Pinsel 135 centimetres long and 60 cm high Argent, bearing upon a Wreath of his liveries Gules and Or his said Crest within a strap of leather Proper, buckled and embellished Or inscribed with the Motto ‘CNOC AINGEIL’ in letters of the field all within a circlet Or, fimbriated Vert, bearing his title Livingstone of Bachuil in letters Sable, ensigned with a chapeau Gules furred Vair, and in the fly on an Escrol Sable surmounting a flower of the Grass of Parnassus (Parnassia Palustris) Proper the slogan ‘CNOC AINGEIL’ in letters of the field;

and (Tertio) GRANTS WARRANT to the Lyon Clerk to matriculate the same in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland.

Last updated 22 May, 2008