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  Clan Shaw - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clan Shaw is an ancient Scottish clan, part of the Chattan Confederation and formerly a sept of Clan MacKintosh.
Farquhart Shaw, Shaw 'Mor', was leader of a sept of the MacKintosh from the Rothiemurchus area.
It is believed that the lands and stronghold of Rothiemurchus were bestowed upon Shaw 'Mor' in 1396 for leading the Chattan Confederation to battle on the North Inch Perth.
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 Clan Shaw
lan Shaw was one of the principal clans of Clan Chattan.
Shaw "Mor", great-grandson of Angus, 6th Chief of MacKintosh and Eva of Clan Chattan was, by tradition, the leader of Clan Chattan at the battle on North Inch, Perth, in 1396.
Alasdiar's second son, Alexander, was ancestor of Shaws of Dell; his third, James, of Shaws of Dalnavert; his fourth, Farquhar, was progenitor of the Clan Farquharson and the fifth, Iver, ancestor of the Shaws of Harris and the ilses.
www.highlandtraveller.com /clans/shaw.html   (193 words)

  
 ShawGen01
Eva was an heiress of Clan Chattan, being descended from Gillechattan Mor, the founder of Clan Chattan.
Shaw Mor Coriacalich died in 1405 and was buried in the churchyard of St. Tuchaldus, near the Doune beside the river Spey in the parish of Rothiemurchus.
Adam, or Ay, of Tordarroch was the progenitor of the Clan Ay, or the Shaws of Tordarroch.
www.motherbedford.com /ShawGen01.htm   (2456 words)

  
 Clan: Shaw of Tordarroch
The tradition of the Mackintoshes and Shaws is "unvaried", says the Rev. W G Shaw of Forfar, that at least from and after 1396, a race of Shaws existed in Rothiemurchus, whose great progenitor was the Shaw Mor who commanded the section of the clan represented by the Mackintoshes on the Inch.
The tradition of the Shaws is, that he was Shaw, the son of James, the son or descendant of Farquhar; the tradition of the Macintoshes - that he was Shaw-mac-Gilchrist-mac-Ian-mac-Angus-mac-Farquhar - Farquhar being the ancestor according to both traditions, from whom he took the name (according to Wyntoun) of Sha Farquharis Son.
The Clan Shaw were one of the principal clans of the confederation of Clan Chattan and a sept of the Mackintoshes.
www.electricscotland.com /webclans/stoz/shaw2.html   (3631 words)

  
 Clan Chattan
Clan Chattan is one of the oldest Highland clans; however its history is quite complex and almost has to be told in two separate parts as you cannot discuss the Clan Chattan history without also discussing the history of the Clan MacKintosh.
Angus was the seventh Chief of Clan Chattan and sixth Chief of Mackintosh.
Farquhar Shaw, the fourth son of Alexander 3 rd, Shaw of Rothiemurchus, was the ancestor of Clan Farquharson.
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 Shaw Family Online | Family Name History
Shaw is also a Germanic word that was used to designate a wood or thicket and was subsequently given to peoples who occupied such areas.
Shaw, following him, in his Memorials of Clan Shaw, quote unvaried tradition for the statement that the Shaws held Rothiemurcus from the Bishops of Moray in undisturbed possession for a long period prior to 1350.
Shaw, however, in his Memorials of Clan Shaw, quotes the tradition of an Alasdair Ruaidh Shaw who resisted all the attempts of the Grants to eject him from his tenancy of Achnahaitnich, laughing at legal processes, and resisting with sword and gun.
www.shawfamilyonline.net /History/namehistory.htm   (3830 words)

  
 MyClan.com : Clan Shaw of Tordarroch : Clan History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Shaw Macduff, a younger son of Duncan, Earl, or Thane of Fife and a descendent of Kenneth Macalpine, was made keeper of the strategic royal castle at Inverness by Malcolm IV.
Shaw was elected captain of Clan Chattan for the legendary raid of Angus in 1391 under the Wolf of Badenoch.
The long-standing feud between Clan Chattan and the Camerons, which had led to the Battle of Inverahavon, continued to threaten the stability of the region, and it was proposed that a trial by combat of champions should be used to settle the dispute.
www.myclan.com /clans/Shaw_of_Tordarroch_126   (964 words)

  
 Clan Shaw ~ Battle of the Clans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It was a pivotal point in the Clan Chattan - consolidating the increasing power of the Clan Mackintosh while subtly distancing relations with the descendants of the family lines of the 'old' Clan Chattan Chiefs residing in the aboriginal tribes and clans of Lochaber.
Shaw 'bheagh' (little Shaw) or 'Sgor fhiaclach' (buck-tooth) and his father Gilchrist MacIain (Iain was Angus and Eva's second son) most likely took part in the Battle of Invernahavon in 1370 or 1386 when the Camerons of Lochiel, their MacGillonie cousins and the MacMillan and MacMartin cadet septs went a-raiding in Badenoch.
Shaw lived his remaining years at the Doune, the ancient hill fort that guarded a strategic ford over the River Spey (The Doune and Loch an Eilean were also well positioned to guard the Mackintosh Chief's southern flank and access to the Cairngorm passes as well).
www.clanshaw.net /battle.html   (1817 words)

  
 Scottish Clans (S)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The clan spread and grew from that point, as they consolidated and acquired important lands round the Inverness Base, which were held for the royal government.
The twenty-first Chief of Clan Shaw, John Shaw of Tordarroch was matriculated in the year of 1970, by the Lyon Court after a vacancy of four hundred years.
The two clans ended up fighting a pitched battle at Altimarlech near wick, and it was said that so many Sinclair's died that the Campbell clan could cross the stream without getting their feet wet.
www.royalhouseofstewart.org.uk /clans.htm   (1999 words)

  
 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Clan Shaw was part of the great Clan Chattan, and was one of the most prominent clans in the confederation.
Farquhart Shaw, Shaw Mor, was by tradition the leader of the Clan Chattan at the clan battle at North Inch in Perth in 1396.
The second son, Alexander of the Shaws of Dell, the third, James, of the Shaws of Dalnavert, the fourth son, Farquhar fromed Clan Farquharson and the fifth, Iver formed the Shaws of Harris and the Isles.
www.camelotintl.com /roots/clans/sha.html   (226 words)

  
 Clan Shaw
The Clan Shaw were one of the principal septs of the Clan Chattan.
They were descended fro Shaw, great grandson of Angus, 6th MacKintosh, and he id credited with being the commander of the Clan Chattan at the Clan Battle at Perth in 1396, for which service he received the lands of Rothiemurchus.
William de Shaw, whose name appears in the Ragman Roll of 1296, was the ancestor of the Ayrshire Shaws, and the Shaws of Sauchie and the Shaws of Greenock were important branches of the family in the South.
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 Associated Clans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Shaw Macduff, son of the Earl of Fife, was appointed Keeper of the Royal Castle of Inverness around 1163 and received lands at Petty and in Strathdearn.
The Macleans of Dochgarroch are the Chiefs of Clan Tearlach, the 'Macleans of the North', named from Tearlach [Charles] Maclean, eldest son of Hector Maclean, 1st of Lochbuie, brother of Lachlan Maclean, 1st of Duart.
, Shaw of Rothiemurchus, was the ancestor of Clan Farquharson.
www.clanchattan.org.uk /associated_clans.html   (1286 words)

  
 The History of Clan Shaw
Clan Shaw is a sept of the Mackintosh clan, and is also part of the Clan Chattan.
The Clan Chattan was a large clan comprimised of smaller clans, united as one.
Clan Shaw is a group based on the central coast of California that represents life as Highland Scots at Renaissance faires all over California.
www.angelfire.com /ca2/clanshaw/hist.html   (295 words)

  
 History of the Shaw/Seath Clan
James Shaw of Rothiemurchus, a descendant of Shaw "Corrfhiaclach" (Bucktooth) is regarded as the first chief of clan Shaw.
The Shaws of Tordarroch (in Strathnairn, south of Inverness) were known as Clan Ay (meaning children of Shaw) and may have been recognised as the chiefs of the Shaws after the collapse of the Rothiemurchus branch.
Macay is regarded as a sept (sub-branch) of the Shaw clan.
www.rampantscotland.com /clans/blclanshaw.htm   (441 words)

  
 Shaw Clan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Shaws are one the principal Clans of the powerful Clan Chattan confederation, an alliance of related Clans renowned throughout Scotland for its strength and tenacity.
The Shaws were undaunted and endeavoured to regain their lands, which they achieved with some success, purchasing back the Tardarroch lands, which the Clan Shaw still possesses.
The 22th Chief of Clan Shaw is John Shaw of Tordarroch, and the Clan Shaw crest is of a hand holding a dagger.
www.scottish-heirloom.com /shaw_clan/scottish_clans_history.html   (634 words)

  
 Clan Shaw
In the Highlands, Clan Shaw was a principal Clan in Clan Chattan.
Alasdair "Ciar," 3rd Chief of Clan Shaw at Rothiemurchus, had five sons: Alexander, the second son, was ancestor of the Shaws of Dell; James, the third son, was ancestor of the Shaws of Dalnavert; Iver, the fifth son, was ancestor of the Shaws of Harris and the Isles.
Farquhar, the fourth son, was progenitor of Clan Farquaharson.
www.chebucto.ns.ca /Humanities/FSCNS/Scots_NS/Clans/Shaw.html   (234 words)

  
 Scottish Clans - Clan SHAW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Clan Shaw originates from Shaw McDuff, who was the younger son of the Thane of Fife and was the keeper of the royal castle of Inverness.
The clan is often referred to in relation to the Macintosh clan, who also claim descent from Shaw McDuff.
The 21st chief of the clan, was reinstated in 1970 by the Lord Lyon, after a vacancy of 400 years.
www.maroan.co.uk /clans/shaw.htm   (291 words)

  
 Family Tree - Marjorie Ross
Christie, Christison, and Christy are all septs of the Clan Farquharson CLAN FARQUHARSON BACKGROUND Clan Farquharson, of Celtic origin, derives from Farquhar, fourth son of Alexander Ciar, 3rd Shaw of Rothiemurchus.
A grant of arms made by Lord Lyon in 1697 stated that John Farquharson of Invercauld was lawfully descended of Shaw son of MacDuff, Thane of Fife whose successors had the name Shaw until Farquhar Shaw, son to Shaw of Rothiemurchus, Chief of the whole name came to be called Farquharson.
Clan Farquharson were among the most loyal and faithful followers of the House of Stewart and throughout all the struggles on its behalf constantly acted in accordance with their motto, `Fide et Fortitudine`.
www.tribalpages.com /tribes/madge   (593 words)

  
 Clan Shaw   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Shaw clan is derived from Shaw MacDuff, who was a younger son of the Thane of Fife.
Shaw was made keeper of the royal castle of Inverness and his heirs became known as the “Mhic an Toiseach” or the “sons of the Thane”.
The full text for Clan Shaw is available on The Clans and Tartans of Scotland CD Rom.
www.scotclans.com /clans/shaw.htm   (61 words)

  
 Endpage: The purpose of this book
The clans, septs and regiments of the Scottish Highlands.
The clans of the Scottish Highlands : the costumes of the clans.
The MacLeods -- the genealogy of a clan.
www.mccordfamilyassn.com /endpage.htm   (8252 words)

  
 Shaw Coat of Arms, Family Crest
A clan is a social group made up of a number of distinct branch-families that actually descended from, or accepted themselves as descendants of, a common ancestor.
The idea of the clan as a community is necessarily based around this idea of heredity and is most often ruled according to a patriarchal structure.
Clans often had many septs that were often related through marriage.
www.houseofnames.com /coatofarms_details.asp?sId=&s=Shaw   (1056 words)

  
 Hardie Family History - Name Meanings - Hardie
The MacKintosh Clan was formed by Shaw Macduff, son of the Earl of Fife, when he was appointed Keeper of the Royal Castle of Inverness around 1163.
It was formed by Farquhar Shaw, fourth son of Alexander "Ciar" Mackintosh of Rothiemurchus, 5th Chief of Clan Shaw, who came to be called Farquharson.
The earliest written record of the clan Hard occurs in a saga from the ninth century, and the clan was well entrenched in East Anglia by the tenth century.
users.bigpond.net.au /hardiehistory/NameMeanings/names/hardie.html   (1261 words)

  
 The Clan Farquharson :: Gathering of the Clans - Devoted To All Things Scottish :: Gathering of the Clans - Devoted To ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Clan Farquharson, of Celtic origin, derives from Farquhar, fourth son of Alexander "Ciar" Mackintosh of Rothiemurchus, 5th Chief of Clan Shaw.
Clan Farquharson were among the most loyal and faithful adherents to the House of Stewart and throughout all the struggles on its behalf constantly acted in accordance with their motto, "Fide et Fortitudine".
At the outbreak of rebellion in 1715 against the Act of Union they were the first to muster at the summons of the Earl of Mar in the cause of James VIII.
www.tartans.com /modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=192&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0   (1009 words)

  
 Band Tartan - the Faquharson
It is said to be the base for the Black Watch regimental tartan, the major difference being the positioning of the red and yellow lines and the hue of the background colours.
What follows is a description of Clan Farquharson's arms, badge, crest, motto, etc. and a brief history of the clan itself.
Clan Farquharson, of Celtic origin, derives from Farquhar, fourth son of Alexander Ciar, 3rd Shaw of Rothiemurchus.
www.multitel.com.uy /andresb/Rpb/bandtartan.html   (963 words)

  
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Seannachaidh and Bard to the Chief of Clan Shaw
The mound reflects 'the Doune' the ancient hill-fort of which the main family of Clan Shaw held from the fourteenth to the late sixteenth century.
The lion traces my lineage via the Chiefs of Clan Mackintosh to the ancient Mac Duff Earls of Fife to the oldest line of the King of Scots via Aedh or Aethelred, believed to be the eldest son of King Malcolm II (Ceann Mhor), circa 1080.
www.heraldry-scotland.co.uk /scotsarmsgal/gallery.asp?ID=60   (248 words)

  
 Clan Shaw from Scottish Kilts Scotland
Shaw Macduff, a younger son of Duncan, Earl, or Thane of Fife and a descendent of Kenneth Macalpine, rode north with his royal cousin, Malcolm IV, in response to a rising in Moray.
Shaw was made keeper of the strategic royal castle at Inverness.
Clan Chattan retaliated against Moray, and Alan Ciar Maclain led Clan Ay in raiding the earl’s lands.
scottishkilts.net /clan/clan_shaw.html   (439 words)

  
 The Scottish History Of Clan Shaw   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Shaws are an ancient Scottish clan, which played a considerable role in Highland history, and which traces its ancestry to the old Earls of Fife and thus the royal line of the Scottish kings.
By tradition, he led the Clan Chattan contingent to victory at the famed Clan Battle of the North Inch at Perth in 1396 and was, as a reward, given the lands of Rothiemurchus, which became the first "seat" of the Clan.
The Tordarroch branch of the Clan became preeminent, acted for Clan Shaw and, at Inverness in 1543 and Termit in 1609, signed the Clan Chattan bands.
www.lockgen.com /personal/heritage.html   (238 words)

  
 Genealogists for the Scottish Clans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
For example, the clan genealogist/historian for Clan Barclay also is a coordinator for the BARCLAY Genealogical Database.
The Clan Fraser Society of Canada has the largest data base of genealogical records specific to Frasers in the world.
Akins is not recognized as Clan Chief by the Lyon Court.
thecapitalscot.com /scotgenealogy/clangenealogist.html   (1456 words)

  
 Feedback
In the Feedback section you have provided the means for many Urquharts to live the clan experience by hearing actual fellow clanspeople, from all over the world, share their thoughts, experiences, and feelings.
She is the wife of Iain Shaw of Tordarroch, younger, and the daughter-in-law of the Chief of Clan Shaw.
I would like to learn more about the Urquhart clan, I also think that this is a great thing that the association is doing and would hope that every Urquhart would want to learn more abouth their family background.
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 clan shaw tartan Resources
Clan Shaw Tartan Donation Shaw Clan Shaw Tartan Donation by dcameroncerabone@electricscotland.zzn.c...
Shaw find another clan name Tartan 768 Shaw Clan tartan - McIan, 1845 Note: The tartan displayed above has been reproduced electronically and the colours are approximate.
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www.thetartanbox.com /directory/clan-shaw-tartan.html   (366 words)

  
 clan shaw Resources
Polls ] Votes: 50 Clan Finder: The Clan Shaw Posted by: maintenance on Wednesday, June 18, 2003 - 04:12 PM Clan Shaw was one of the principal clans of Clan Chattan.
A history of Clan Shaw, complete with motto, tartan, clan crest, and location.
A non-denominational, not-for-profit society which is based upon the Scottish Clan Shaw heritage, with membership opened to all persons bearing the name of and/or descended from a Shaw or...
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