San Diego Scottish Highland Games

2024 Highland Games June 22-23

2024 Highland Games June 22-23

Scottish Clans

Blackwatch History

Blackwatch History The Black Watch was derived from the dark colour of the tartan and the original role of the Regiment to “Watch the Highlands”. General George Wade was authorised by George I to form six “Watch” companies to patrol the Highlands of Scotland, including Clan Campbell, Clan Fraser of Lovat, Clan Munro, and Clan

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History of the Duncan Clan

The name Duncan can be found in Scotland’s oldest records in its Gaelic form Dunchad/Donchadh and other spelling variants. (Dunchad) Duncan, which was originally a forename, is one of the oldest names in Scotland and can be dated back to the Celtic Scotii (Scots) from Ireland who colonized the Southwest of Scotland from about the

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Colquhoun Clan History

This name comes from the Gaelic place name “cuil cumhann” meaning “narrow corner”. The location of Colquhoun (pronounced “ca-hoon” with the accent on the second syllable) is on the western shores of Loch Lomond. Umfphredus de Kilpatrick was granted the lands by the Earl of Lennox in the 13th century, during the reign of King

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