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Scottish Clans

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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Clan Bruce

Clan Bruce was one of the richest and most powerful clans in the 12th-14th centuries. It was a Royal House in the 14th century and produced two kings of Scotland. Clan history Bruce is one of the most famous of all Scottish clans. It produced two kings of Scotland, one of whom, Robert the Bruce, …

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