Lindsay  Crest & Coats of Arms

Lindsay Clan Crest

Crest Description: Issuing from an antique ducal coronet Or, the head, neck, and wings of a swan, Proper


Lindsay Coats of Arms:


A note on Coats of Arms:
Under Scottish heraldic law a coat of arms is awarded to an individual (with the exception of civic or corporate arms) . There is no such thing as a ‘family coat of arms’ The arms represented below are personal arms (with the above exceptions). Only the individual granted these arms has the right to use them.  for more information see our pages on heraldry here:


LINDSAY (plain)
Gules, a fesse, chequy, Argent and Azure.


LINDSAY, Earl of Crawford
Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Gules, a fesse, chequy, Argent and Azure (for Lindsay); 2nd and 3rd, Or, a lion rampant, Gules, surmounted of a ribbon, Sable (for Abernethy).


Earl of Crawford Arms

seal of David first earl of Crawford

Sir David Lyndsay paving stone

Edzell Castle was begun around 1520 by David Lindsay, 9th Earl of Crawford. His coat of arms can be seen outside the castle.


Jean deLindsay

David deLindsay