Order of precedence in Scotland

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The order of precedence in Scotland was fixed by Royal Warrant in 1905.wikipedia
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Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

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He or she is entitled to use the Scottish Royal Banner, and has precedence immediately after the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh and before the rest of the Royal Family.

Great Seal of Scotland

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It transferred in 1999 to the First Minister of Scotland, whose place in the order of precedence in Scotland is determined by his or her office as Keeper of the Great Seal.

Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

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By virtue of an Order of Precedence established by King Edward VII the Moderator ranks immediately after a sheriff principal in the sheriff principal's own sheriffdom.

Order of precedence

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The order of precedence in Scotland was fixed by Royal Warrant in 1905.
Order of precedence in Scotland

Royal Victorian Order

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18) Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order

Order of the Thistle

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6) Knights of the Thistle
Knights and Ladies of the Thistle are assigned positions in the order of precedence, ranking above all others of knightly rank except the Order of the Garter, and above baronets.

Esquire

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78) Esquires
Today, being an armiger is synonymous with the title of gentleman within the Order of Precedence in Scotland, and is a social dignity.

Sheriff principal

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29) Sheriffs-Principal
By virtue of an Order of Precedence established by King Edward VII a sheriff principal, in his or her own sheriffdom, ranks in precedence immediately after the Royal family.

George Reid (Scottish politician)

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10) *Lord Lieutenant of Clackmannanshire (George Reid)
This position is second only to the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh in the ceremonial Order of Precedence.

List of titles and honours of Charles, Prince of Wales

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in Scotland: 2000–2001: His Grace The Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. (In the Order of precedence in Scotland, The Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland precedes the Duke of Rothesay).

British royal family

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The Queen, her consort, her children and grandchildren, as well as all former sovereigns' children and grandchildren, hold places in the first sections of the official orders of precedence in England and Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.

First Minister of Scotland

First MinisterScottish First MinisterScotland's First Minister
The First Minister is, by virtue of section 45(7) of the Scotland Act 1998, ex officio the Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland and their place in the order of precedence in Scotland is determined by the holding of that office.

Charles Baillie, Lord Jerviswoode

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He was raised to rank and precedence of an earl's son and raised to the bench as a judge of the Court of Session in 1859, taking the judicial title Lord Jerviswood.

Dukes in the United Kingdom

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Duke of Cornwall (England) and Duke of Rothesay (Scotland), held by Prince Charles, Prince of Wales

Francis Hay, 9th Earl of Erroll

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The dispute which began in his lifetime concerning the hereditary office of Lord High Constable between the families of Erroll and of the Earls Marischal was settled finally in favour of the former; thus establishing the precedence enjoyed by the earls of Erroll next after the royal family over all other subjects in Scotland.

Speaker of the House of Commons (United Kingdom)

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In England and Wales, he also ranks below the two archbishops of the Church of England, in Scotland, he also ranks below the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, and in Northern Ireland, he also ranks below the Church of Ireland and Roman Catholic archbishops of Ireland, and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church.

Speaker of the House of Commons (United Kingdom)

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In England and Wales, he also ranks below the two archbishops of the Church of England, in Scotland, he also ranks below the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, and in Northern Ireland, he also ranks below the Church of Ireland and Roman Catholic archbishops of Ireland, and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church.

Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester

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In May 1949, May 1961, May 1962, and May 1963, the Duke served in the office of Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, which temporarily afforded him precedence in Scotland immediately below the King and Queen.

Keeper of the Seals

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Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland: An official entrusted with the Great Seal of Scotland, generally given to holders of Scotland-specific offices. Currently held ex officio by the First Minister of Scotland. The position also grants the First Minister a position in the order of precedence by virtue of his or her position as Keeper of the Great Seal. Before the Scotland Act 1998 created the office of First Minister, the position of Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland was generally given to the Secretary of State for Scotland.

Lord high commissioner

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Order of precedence in Scotland

Scotland

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The order of precedence in Scotland was fixed by Royal Warrant in 1905.

Warrant (law)

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The order of precedence in Scotland was fixed by Royal Warrant in 1905.

Scottish Parliament

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Amendments were made by further Warrants in 1952, 1958, 1999 to coincide with the establishment of the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Government and most recently in 2012.