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  The heart of the Clan Robertson area, Highland Perthshire
The Robertsons are claimed to be descendents from the Celtic Earls of Athol.
The Robertsons were loyal adherents of the Stuarts and accompanied Montrose in all his campaign, and after the restoration Charles II settled a pension robertson of Struan.
The Robertsons of Lude are the oldest branch of the clan.
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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Clan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A clan is a group of people united by kinship and descent, which is defined by perceived descent from a common ancestor.
Still other clans are bilateral, consisting of all the descendants of the apical ancestor through both the male and female lines; the clans of Scotland are one example.
Often, the distinguishing factor is that a clan is a smaller part of a larger society such as a tribe, a chiefdom, or a state.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Clan   (433 words)

  
 Battle of Culloden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jacobite clans who fought at the Battle of Culloden included: Clan Stuart, Clan MacDonald of Keppoch, Clan MacDonnell of Glengarry, Clan MacDonald of Clan Ranald, Clan Cameron, Clan Gordon, Clan Fraser, Clan MacLean, Clan MacLeod, Clan Ogilvy, Clan Chisholm, Clan MacLaren, Clan MacBain, Clan MacLachlan and the Chattan Confederation of Clan MacKintosh and Clan Farquharson.
Other Scottish Highland clans that fought on side with the government army at the Battle of Culloden included the Clan Munro and the Clan Ross who had both previously fought for the British against the French at the Battle of Fontenoy.
Clan MacLachlan and Clan MacLean Regiment - 290 men (Lachlan MacLachlan of MacLachlan, Chief of Clan MacLachlan and aide de camp to the Prince, with Charles MacLean of Drimnin as second-in-command)
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 Robertson Clan History Scottish Clans Tartans Kilts Crests and Gifts
The Robertsons claim to be descended from Crinan, Lord of Atholl, from whom sprang the royal house of Duncan I, the King of the Scots.
The general surname of the clan Robertson was taken from Robert Riach (Grizzled Robert) the clan chief, who was known for his intense loyalty to the Stewarts.
The clan was also granted a symbolic memorial by additions to their coat of arms - subsequently the chief of clan Robertson bore as his crest a hand holding an imperial royal crown, and underneath a man in chains, representing the regicide.
www.scotclans.com /scottish_clans/clans/robertson/history.html   (338 words)

  
 James Irvine Robertson : Scotland Magazine
It is doubtful whether the original of the clan was that dark and he was certainly not that strange since his family had been amongst the most powerful in Scotland for generations.
There is a senior and a secondary branch of Clan Fraser, whose chief is Lady Saltoun, with the 18th Lord Lovat chief of the cadet clan, the Frasers of Lovat.
THE Robertsons of Clan Donnachaidh are the oldest family in Scotland, said the Historiographer Royal W.F. Skene in the middle of the 19th century.
www.scotlandmag.com /magazine/author/james_irvine_robertson.html   (4233 words)

  
 Celtic Studio-Clan Robertson
The Robertsons of Struan are one of the oldest families in Scotland, being the sole remaining branch of the Royal House which occupied the throne of Scotland during the eleventh and twelfth centuries.
The Robertsons, known as Clan Donnachaidh, are claimed to be descended from the Celtic Earls of Atholl.
Langton Robertson, 26th of Struan and Chief of Clan Donnchaidh, lives at Kingston in Jamaica, but his son represents him at gatherings of the clan society.
www.celticstudio.com /celticstudio/database/clans/124.htm   (275 words)

  
 Clan Robertson
The origin of Clan Skene is an example of the surname of a family being the name of the area in which they lived.
In the 11th century, a younger son of Robertson of Struan saved the life of the king by killing a wolf with his sgian.
In appreciation of this brave deed, he was given the lands of Skene in Aberdeenshire; these lands became known as the territory of Clan Skene.
www.chebucto.ns.ca /Heritage/FSCNS/Scots_NS/Clans/Robertson.html   (123 words)

  
 Scotland - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Further north, it should be noted that the cultural boundary between the Highlands and the Lowlands was far from static.
The clan system of the Highlands formed one of its more distinctive features.
Notable clans include Clan Campbell, Clan MacGregor, Clan Hay, Clan MacDonald, Clan MacKenzie, Clan Mackay, Clan MacLeod, Clan Robertson, Clan Sinclair, Clan Grant, and Clan Fraser, among others.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/s/c/o/Scotland.html   (5679 words)

  
 Clan of the Cats, An Urban Fantasy by Jamie Robertson©1999-2007
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Scotland
By comparison, the clan system of the Highlands formed one of the region's more distinctive features, with a number of powerful clans remaining dominant until after the Acts of Union 1707.
In 1603, James VI King of Scots inherited the throne of the Kingdom of England, and became also King James I of England.
Tartan is a specific woven textile pattern that often signifies a particular Scottish clan, as featured in a kilt.
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Clan Donnachaidh, which means the children of Duncan, emerged from the union of the Scottish and Pictish kingdoms and counts amongst its forebears the Kindred of St. Columba.
The main clan name and that of the chiefs is Robertson, but many other names taken by those descending from the chiefs or belonging to the families who lived on clan estates and sought the chief's protection can be considered septs of the clan.
The most prominent are Duncan and Reid but others that may be septs include:
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 Scotland Magazine Online
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 Clan Donnachaidh of Oregon
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Clan Donnachaidh Society of Oregon was formed to promote interest in our shared Clan and Scottish heritage and to promote social activities among our members and relationships with our fellow Scots throughout the world.
We are interested in Highland Games, Clan Gatherings, and Celtic and other Scottish events.
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