Scrymgeour Crest & Coats of Arms

Scrymgeour Clan Crest

Crest Description: A lion’s paw erased in bend Or holding a crooked sword or scimitar Argent.



Scrymgeour 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:


Earl of Dundee Coat of Arms

Personal arms of Viscount Dudhope, and Earl of Dundee, created 15 Nov. 1641

on the roadside wall of Benvie kirkyard. Arms of James Scrymgeour, 2nd viscount of Dudhope (a lion rampant wielding a scimitar) impaled with those of his spouse, Lady Isabella Kerr (or Carr), daughter of Sir Robert Kerr of Cessford, 1st earl of Roxburghe (on a chevron, three mullets, and a unicorn’s head erased in base). Initials to dexter: IVD; to sinister, ILC. Date: 1643, which was the year of James’s succession to the title. (The metal plaque above is inaccurate.)