The Presence of Majestie: James V and Sir David Lyndsay

Event Date: 
19 Sep 2015



Day Conference sponsored by the Heraldry Society of Scotland

from 9.30 am (9.00 coffee and registration)

St Augustine’s Church, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL



Kate Anderson, Senior Curator SNPG

Court Portraiture

Prof Michael Bath


Charles Burnett, Ross Herald Extraordinary

The Arms and the Honours of Scotland

Prof Ian Campbell, Edinburgh University

Architectural Projects

Dr Lucy Dean, Stirling University


Dr Janet Hadley Williams, Australian Nat Univ

Sir David Lyndsay, the Man and his Works

Alex Maxwell Findlater

The Lyndsay Armorial

Dr Jamie Reid Baxter

Music at Court



The proposition to be examined is that there was a considered and coherent programme to promote the new King to his people, and himself and his country to the other crowned heads of Europe; and that this campaign was initiated almost immediately he seized power aged 16 in 1528, and was only terminated by his early death aged 30.

£15 to include coffee and tea, on arrival and in the two breaks. For lunch there are many and various eateries on George IV Bridge.

Please book through the HSS shop at or contact Alex Maxwell Findlater or 0131 667 6910 / 07976 719421 



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