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Shields of St Machar’s year 1520

South Row (starting from the east end)
1. King of Scots (James V)
2. St Margaret of Scotland
3. The Duke of Albany (John Stewart)
4. The Earl of March (John Stewart)
5. The Earl of Moray (James Stewart)
6. The Earl of Douglas (no holder in 1520)
7. The Earl of Angus (Archibald Douglas)
8. The Earl of Mar (no holder in 1520)
9. The Earl of Sutherland (Adam Gordon)
10. The Earl of Crawford (David Lindsay)
11. The Earl of Huntly (Alexander Gordon)
12. The Earl of Argyll (Colin Campbell)
13. The Earl of Errol (William Hay)
14. The Earl Marischal (William Keith)
15. The Earl of Bothwell (Patrick Hepburn)
16. The Royal Burgh of Aberdeen

Centre Row (starting from the east end)
1. Pope Leo X (Giovanni de'Medici)
2. The Archbishop of St Andrews (Andrew Forman)
3. The Archbishop of Glasgow (James Beaton)
4. The Bishop of Dunkeld (Gavin Douglas)
5. The Bishop of Aberdeen (Gavin Dunbar)
6. The Bishop of Moray (James Hepburn)
7. The Bishop of Ross (Robert Cockburn)
8. The Bishop of Brechin (John Hepburn)
9. The Bishop of Caithness (Andrew Stewart)
10. The Bishop of Galloway (David Arnot)
11. The Bishop of Dunblane (James Chisholm)
12. The Bishop of Argyll (David Hamilton)
13. The Bishop of Orkney (Edward Stewart)
14. The Bishop of the Isles (John Campbell)
15. The Prior of St Andrews (John Hepburn)
16. King's College, Old Aberdeen

North Row (starting from the east end)
1. The Holy Roman Emperor (Charles V)
2. The King of France (Francis I)
3. The King of Spain (Charles V)
4. The King of England (Henry VIII)
5. The King of Denmark (Christian II)
6. The King of Hungary (Louis II)
7. The King of Portugal (Emmanuel the Fortunate)
8. The King of Aragon (Charles V)
9. The King of Cyprus (vacant)
10. The King of Navarre (Charles V)
11. The King of Sicily (Charles V)
12. The King of Poland) (Sigismund I)
13. The King of Bohemia (Louis II)
14. The Duke of Bourbon (Charles of Bourbon)
15. The Duke of Gueldres (Charles of Egmond)
16. The Burgh of Old Aberdeen





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