Author:James Balfour (1600-1657)

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James Balfour

Scottish baronet, historian and Lyon king-of-arms

James Balfour


  • A Treatise on Surnames, but especially those of Scotland
  • A Treatise of the Order of the Thistle
  • An Account of the Ceremonies at the Coronation of Charles I at Holyrood
  • Of Charles at Scone
  • An Account of the Coats of Arms of the Nobility and Gentry of Scotland
  • A Genealogy of all the Earls of Scotland from their Creation to 1647
  • An Account of the Funeral Ceremonies of some Noble Persons
  • An Account of those who were knighted when he was Lyon
  • An Account of the Impresses, devices, and Mottoes of several of our Kings and Queens
  • The Crests, Devices, and Mottoes of the Scotch Nobility
  • Injunctions by Sir James Balfour, Lyon King, to be observed by all the Officers-at-Arms
  • The True Present State of the Principality of Scotland
  • Lists of the various Officers of State in Scotland and of the Archbishops of St. Andrew
  • Memorials and Passages of State from 1641 to 1654
  • A Full Description of the Shore of Fife

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