Malcolm Innes of Edingight
Sir Malcolm Rognvald Innes of Edingight Lord Lyon King of Arms of Scotland from 1981 until 2001.(born 25 May 1938) was
He is the son of Sir Thomas Innes of Learney (Lord Lyon from 1945–69) and Lady Lucy Buchan, daughter of Norman Macleod Sinclair, 18th Earl of Caithness. he was educated at Edinburgh Academy and at the University of Edinburgh where he studied law.
He was appointed a Writer to the Signet in 1964. His first heraldic appointment was as Falkland Pursuivant of Arms Extraordinary from 1957–58, then as Carrick Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary from 1958–1971 and as Marchmont Herald of Arms in Ordinary from 1971-81.
Following his retirement in 2001, he was appointed Orkney Herald of Arms Extraordinary. He is also a Fellow, former president, and co-founder of the Heraldry Society of Scotland, as well as being Honorary President of the Scottish Genealogy Society until 19 February 2007, when he retired after many years in that position.
Innes of Edingight was appointed a CVO in 1981 and promoted to KCVO in 1990. He has been a member of the Royal Company of Archers since 1971, and is a Grand Officer of Merit of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta.
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Sir James Grant
| Carrick Pursuivant
1958 – 1971
John Alexander Spens
Sir Thomas Innes of Learney
| Marchmont Herald
1971 – 1981
Sir James Grant
Sir James Monteith Grant
| Lord Lyon King of Arms
1981 – 2001
Robin Orr Blair