Society of Scotland was founded in 1977 with the objective of
promoting the study of heraldry and encouraging its correct use in
Scotland and Overseas.
encourages people to join whether they have their own arms, intend
to procure arms, or have a general interest in Scottish Heraldry.
Our membership is made up of people from around the globe with
many meeting regularly in the Society's very active Community
Meetings are held
several times during the year for lectures or visits to places of
historic and heraldic interest, both in Scotland and in other
The Society is
privileged to number many of Her Majesty's Officers of Arms among
its members and a close liaison is maintained with The Court of
the Lord Lyon.
open to any person interested in the study and practice of
heraldry and allied subjects in Scotland and overseas. It is not
necessary to possess a coat of arms to join the Society, but many
members are either armigerous or intend to petition for a Grant or
Matriculation of Arms at some stage in the future.