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 Urquhart of Urquhart
General Urquhart was appointed Commissioner of Clan Urquhart for Scotland by the chief in 1982 and he took the lead, assisted by Bruce Urquhart of Craigston, in organising the British branch of the Clan Urquhart Association which had been established as an international organisation in 1976 by the Chief of the Clan.
Membership in the Clan Urquhart Association is open to all Urquharts, their descendants, members of families having variations on the name Urquhart, such as Orcutt, Erquitt, and people bearing the name Cromarty, a sept of Clan Urquhart.
It is said that Conachar and his sword lie buried somewhere in what is today Glen Urquhart, and Conachar's feat is reflected in the boars' heads adopted as part of the heraldic achievement of the Chief of Clan Urquhart, who regards Conachar Mor as the founder of his clan.
www.electricscotland.com /burkes/urquhart.htm

  
 Thomas Capers Urquhart subscription page
The Clan Urquhart Genealogy Web is provided and maintained in order to assist Urquharts and descendants of Urquharts to establish their position in the Urquhart Family.
Once this is done, Urquharts and descendants may exercise their right of applying to the chief for official recognition as a member of Clan Urquhart.
In this section you will find accurate and up-to-date information on the history of Clan Urquhart and feature articles on the 26 chiefs of Clan Urquhart as well as articles on other interesting and notable Urquharts and a wealth of historical data which is not available elsewhere.
www.urquhart.org /cgi-bin/ppsignup.pl

  
 Urquhart Castle
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Urquhart Castle held out for David II in 1333
www.mythandlegends.net /newscotcasttower8.html   (246 words)

  
 Clann CARLOS: Clan MacLean
Hector Maclean, Seneschal of Urquhart 1440, married Mor, daughter of Mackintosh of Clan Chattan, and signed the Clan Chattan Bond on Clan Tearlach’s behalf.
The Clan Tearlach, or Macleans of the North, are descendants of the eldest son of Hector Regeanach, who with his brother Lachlan Lubanach, are the earliest recorded Macleans.
In 1609 his son, Alexander Maclean of Dochgarroch signed the Clan Chattan Bond on behalf of the Clan Tearlach and though thereafter family allegiance was largely with the Clan Chattan, they also kept associations with their kinsmen in the West.
www.lighthousewoods.com /genealogy/carlos/carlos_maclean.html   (435 words)

  
 Bart Stewart -- Travel
I convinced Ann and Beth to stop briefly at Eilean Donan Castle, the headquarters of the Clan MacRae, who--until it was destroyed by the British during the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion--held it for the McKenzie clan.
Eventually we came to ruined Urquhart Castle, near Drumnadrochit by Loch Ness.
The castle, built of weathered ochre stone, rests on a low spit of land at the loch's edge.
www.draftymanor.com /bart/sp_tra09.htm   (1306 words)

  
 Feedback
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.
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.
www.urquhart.org /feedback.html   (1306 words)

  
 Clan URQUHART
Urquhart, or Urchard, is the name of a minor clan (Urachdun), originally settled in Cromarty (badge, the fall-flower), a branch of the clan Forbes.
Sir James Urquhart of Cromarty who married Helen, daughter of Lord Abernethy is alleged to have been the father of 11 daughters and 25 sons, seven of whom were killed at the Battle of Pinkie in 1547.
The representation of the family devolved on the Urquharts of Braelangwell, which was sold (with the exception of a small portion, which is strictly entailed) by Charles Gordon Urquhart, Esq, an officer in the Scots Greys.
www.electricscotland.com /webclans/stoz/urquhar2.html   (2027 words)

  
 Scottish clan tartans (Anderson - Forbes)
However, the clan is regarded as a sept of Clan Chattan from the beginning of the 15th century.
The Colquhouns were one of the clans outlawing the MacGregors in the 16th and 17th ct. In 1602, after a conference between the two clans, the Colquhouns hoped to trap the MacGregors in Glenfruin.
A prominent member of the clan was Finlay Mor, who carried the royal standard at the battle of Pinkie where he was killed in 1547.
www.clothing.mysterious-scotland.com /tartan/tartan.html   (4846 words)

  
 Clan Information
General Urquhart was appointed Commissioner of Clan Urquhart for Scotland by the chief in 1982 and he took the lead, assisted by Bruce Urquhart of Craigston, in organising the British branch of the Clan Urquhart Association which had been established as an international organisation in 1976 by the Chief of the Clan.
Membership in the Clan Urquhart Association is open to all Urquharts, their descendants, members of families having variations on the name Urquhart, such as Orcutt, Erquitt, and people bearing the name Cromarty, a sept of Clan Urquhart.
It is said that Conachar and his sword lie buried somewhere in what is today Glen Urquhart, and Conachar's feat is reflected in the boars' heads adopted as part of the heraldic achievement of the Chief of Clan Urquhart, who regards Conachar Mor as the founder of his clan.
clanurquhart.com /info.htm   (4846 words)

  
 Family Tree genealogy and Scottish clan history from AncestralScotland - Search Results
Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty is said to have sired twenty-five sons, seven of whom were killed at the Battle of Pinkie in 1547.
The eldest son was Alexander, one of whose younger sons, John Urquhart, commonly known as the Tutor of Cromarty, was guardian of his famous grand-nephew, Sir Thomas Urquhart, who was himself born on the day of the day of the Battle of Pinkie.
His son, Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromartie, was a student at Kings College in Aberdeen at the age of eleven.
www.ancestralscotland.com /clandetails.html?clan=urquhart.html   (4846 words)

  
 Scottish Clans U
The Urquhart Clan were the hereditary sheriffs of Cromarty from the reign of David the second until the early sixteenth century.
Thomas Urquhart was Bishop of Ross in 1449, and in 1558 Alexander Urquhart was last Dean of Ross.
Urquhart of Braelangwell established his right to Chiefship before Lyon Court, and was officially accepted and recognised in the style Urquhart of that Ilk.
www.royalhouseofstewart.org.uk /clanu.htm   (4846 words)

  
 Clan Information
General Urquhart was appointed Commissioner of Clan Urquhart for Scotland by the chief in 1982 and he took the lead, assisted by Bruce Urquhart of Craigston, in organising the British branch of the Clan Urquhart Association which had been established as an international organisation in 1976 by the Chief of the Clan.
Membership in the Clan Urquhart Association is open to all Urquharts, their descendants, members of families having variations on the name Urquhart, such as Orcutt, Erquitt, and people bearing the name Cromarty, a sept of Clan Urquhart.
Clan Urquhart took its name from Airchartdan or Urchard, as Conachar’s territory was named when St. Columba visited the area in the sixth century, bringing Christianity to a hitherto heathen land.
www.clanurquhart.com /info.htm   (2307 words)

  
 Urquhart Castle, Scotland
Urquhart castle was built on the shores of Loch Ness at the beginning of the 13th century.
In 1545 the Macdonald clan besieged and plundered the castle and looted neighbouring farms.
The castle stayed in the hands of the Scottish government in the 14th and 15th centuries but was always under threat from English and then, increasingly, the Lords of the Isles.
www.touruk.co.uk /castlesscot/castle_Urquhart.htm   (335 words)

  
 scottish heritage - genealogy scotland - clans - scottish associations - historical attractions
Urquhart's chequered history continued with frequent raids by the Macdonald Lords of Isles in the 15th and 16th centuries and in 1509, the Chief of Clan Grant was granted the castle.
Urquhart Castle is one of Scotland's largest castles and has seen many battles and sieges throughout its colourful 500-year history as a mediaeval fortress.
It has taken nearly three years to complete the ambitious project at Urquhart Castle that is centred on a new state of the art visitor centre built into a man made hill combining energy efficiency and ease of access, with wheelchair provision throughout.
www.scotlandonline.com /heritage/main_feature.cfm?feature_id=95&site_id=15&feature_cat_id=6   (886 words)

  
 Clan/Family Histories
The progenitor of the clan is traditionally the abbot of Glendochart and Strathearn, a younger son of Kenneth Macalpin.
The Davidsons are said to have formed a part of the Clan Chattan force which fought in the famous "Battle of the Clans" at Perth in 1396, staged in front of King Robert III.
Clark was never a Highland clan but it is frequently found among the Clan Chattan confederacy and appears to have been a sept of the MacPhersons.
www.rampantscotland.com /clans/clans_index.htm   (1733 words)

  
 Clan/Family Histories
The progenitor of the clan is traditionally the abbot of Glendochart and Strathearn, a younger son of Kenneth Macalpin.
The Davidsons are said to have formed a part of the Clan Chattan force which fought in the famous "Battle of the Clans" at Perth in 1396, staged in front of King Robert III.
Clark was never a Highland clan but it is frequently found among the Clan Chattan confederacy and appears to have been a sept of the MacPhersons.
www.rampantscotland.com /clans/clans_index.htm   (1733 words)

  
 History of the Urquhart
The line of the Urquharts of Cromarty died out in the 18th century but the chief of the clan Urquhart was re-established in 1959 when Wilkins Urquhart, descended from an Urquhart who emigrated to America in the 18th century, established his rights with the Lord Lyon.
The Urquharts were rewarded by becoming hereditary sheriffs of Cromarty in the reign of David II, son of Robert the Bruce.
In the 16th century, Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty is reputed to have had 25 sons, 7 of whom were killed at the Battle of Pinkie
www.rampantscotland.com /clans/blclanurquhart.htm   (1733 words)

  
 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
The Clan Urquhart is said to be of ancient origin, although it is doubtful whether they are, as stated by Sir Thomas Urquhart, 143rd in direct descent from Adam and Eve.
A marriage, by William Urquhart, Sherriff of Cromarty, added vastly to his lands, and his son also made a shrewd marriage to the daughter of Lord Abernethy, and was claimed to have sired twenty five sons, seven of whom were killed at the Battle of Pinkie in 1547.
The eldest son, Alexander, gained lands in Ross-shire and Inverness-shire from James V. Sir Thomas Urquhart was a 17th century royalist soldier and writer.
www.camelotintl.com /roots/clans/urquhar.html   (1733 words)

  
 Clan Urquhart
The full text for Clan Urquhart is available on The Clans and Tartans of Scotland CD Rom.
The Urquhart family derive their name from the district of Urquhart which can be found in the old locality of Cromarty, on the north side of the Great Glen.
The name Urquhart is considered to be of Gaelic origin and has been variously translated as “by a rowan wood” or “fort on a knoll”.
www.scotclans.com /clans/urquhart.htm   (1733 words)

  
 Castle Craig on the Black Isle
Castle Craig is the hereditary seat of the Chief of Clan Urquhart.
Located on the Black Isle, overlooking the Cromarty Firth, in Ross-shire, Scotland, it is now a ruin; and is the last remaining Urquhart castle on the Black Isle, ancestral home of the Urquharts.
www.urquhart.org /castlecraig.html   (53 words)

  
 Clan Macpherson Video by Albavision: Scottish history and heritage, music and scenery
Clans: Cameron -- Gunn -- MacKenzie -- MacNicol -- Munro -- Sutherland -- Urquhart
This 43-minute video is devoted entirely to Clan Macpherson and in it you will meet your clan chief, Sir William Macpherson of Cluny and Blairgowrie, learn about of the history of the clan, attend the local Highland Games, and visit special 'Macpherson' homes.
In the Clan Macpherson Museum in Newtonmore, the first museum of its kind, established in 1946, you can see for yourself some of the splendid collection of clan memorabilia.
www.scotland-info.co.uk /macpherson.htm   (289 words)

  
 Scottish Surnames N-Y
A Border clan whose ancestry traces to Uchtredus filisus Scoti of the 12th C. His two sons, Richard and Michael, were the heads of two branches of the family; linked by marriage to the duke of Monmouth and the powerful Douglas dukes of Queensberry.
The clan's founder was William Saint Clair, son of Robert De Saint Clare of Normandy.
The Scotts were a powerful Border clan in the 16th C., with the ability to raise 600 warriors to battle.
www.daire.org /names/scotsurs3.html   (2107 words)

  
 Scottish Surnames N-Y
A Border clan whose ancestry traces to Uchtredus filisus Scoti of the 12th C. His two sons, Richard and Michael, were the heads of two branches of the family; linked by marriage to the duke of Monmouth and the powerful Douglas dukes of Queensberry.
The clan's founder was William Saint Clair, son of Robert De Saint Clare of Normandy.
Schaw — a Lowland surname recorded in the 13th C.; the northern branch of the clan descended from Shaw, son of Gilchrist, grandson of the 6th chief of Clan Mackintosh.
www.daire.org /names/scotsurs3.html   (2129 words)

  
 Scottish Surnames N-Y
A Border clan whose ancestry traces to Uchtredus filisus Scoti of the 12th C. His two sons, Richard and Michael, were the heads of two branches of the family; linked by marriage to the duke of Monmouth and the powerful Douglas dukes of Queensberry.
The clan's founder was William Saint Clair, son of Robert De Saint Clare of Normandy.
The Scotts were a powerful Border clan in the 16th C., with the ability to raise 600 warriors to battle.
www.daire.org /names/scotsurs3.html   (2116 words)

  
 Clan/Family Histories
The progenitor of the clan is traditionally the abbot of Glendochart and Strathearn, a younger son of Kenneth Macalpin.
The Davidsons are said to have formed a part of the Clan Chattan force which fought in the famous "Battle of the Clans" at Perth in 1396, staged in front of King Robert III.
Clark was never a Highland clan but it is frequently found among the Clan Chattan confederacy and appears to have been a sept of the MacPhersons.
www.rampantscotland.com /clans/clans_index.htm   (2116 words)

  
 Scottish Surnames N-Y
A Border clan whose ancestry traces to Uchtredus filisus Scoti of the 12th C. His two sons, Richard and Michael, were the heads of two branches of the family; linked by marriage to the duke of Monmouth and the powerful Douglas dukes of Queensberry.
The clan's founder was William Saint Clair, son of Robert De Saint Clare of Normandy.
The Scotts were a powerful Border clan in the 16th C., with the ability to raise 600 warriors to battle.
www.daire.org /names/scotsurs3.html   (2116 words)

  
 Thomas & Chris Urquhart
They remain staunch supporters of Clan Urquhart and its Website and are
Tom and Chris Urquhart reside in Fort Worth,Texas.
They have two sons (Thomas IV and David Alan) and one daughter (Angela); all of whom reside in Fort Worth.
www.urquhart.org /thomas.htm   (2116 words)

  
 Where the heck did the Orcutts come from?
Bob Urquhart, the Clan Sennachie, has said that much of the Urquhart history contained in F.S. Orcutt, Sr., and Sir Thomas Urquhart's work is legend: the origin of the Forbes, MacKay, and Urquhart families, for instance.
Conacher, Edson, Emerson, Farrow, Forbes, Gardiner, Hayden, Judkins, Judson, Lane, MacKay, Nomoster, Orcutt, Stetson, Urquhart, and Vining
Keith may well have been aware of the Urquhart background and wished to indicate it, since WO could only make a mark for his name.
www.skjelver.us /pages/1   (2116 words)

  
 Urquhart Castle Museum/Attraction Review Loch Ness Frommers.com
It's at Urquhart Castle that sightings of the Loch Ness monster are most often reported.
Home > Destinations > Europe > Great Britain > Scotland > Inverness and the West Highlands > Loch Ness > Attractions > Urquhart Castle
The chief of Clan Grant owned the castle in 1509, and most of the extensive ruins date from that period.
www.frommers.com /destinations/lochness/A29395.html   (220 words)

  
 The Clan Urquhart Website
This series of volumes is published by the Sennachie of Clan Urquhart and as such are the only official publications of the genealogy records and achievements of the clan.
As the Seannachaidh of the Chief of Clan Urquhart, my personal mission is to facilitate a greater understanding and preservation of our rich Celtic and clan ethos, customs, traditions, and history (oral and written), thereby extending the collective knowledge of the clan.
Each Volume contains a wealth of historic documents, clan history, very old and new photographs, news articles, civil war records, inventions, scholastic achievements, awards and hearaldic information on coats of arms, etc. This series is the most monumental undertaking of the publication of clan history ever, and as such deserves your support.
www.urquhart.org   (220 words)

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