Category: Scottish Clans

Colquhoun Clan History

Colquhoun scottish Clan History tartan

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 […]

Clan Bruce

Scottish clan Bruce

Clan historyBruce is one of the most famous of all Scottish clans. It produced two kings of Scotland, one of whom, Robert the Bruce, led the army that defeated the English at the Battle of ¬†Bannockburn – an event of huge significance in Scottish history.Clan Bruce descends from Robert de Brus, 1st Lord of Annandale, […]