Scottish clans

Uncover the fascinating world of Scottish clans and their intricate history. Learn about the unique traditions, tartans, and symbols associated with each clan, and explore your own Scottish heritage today.
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The tartan holds a very important place in Scotland's clan symbols, amidst clan motto and clan's heraldic icons. It's basically a unique pattern, called a "sett", in a structured series of coloured threads and traditionally, each Scottish clan has its own tartan.

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Laurie Jones
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According to estimates, Scotland has around 500 clans, each with their own territories and castles, and some, like Clan Campbell, one of the most powerful Highland clans, had multiple settlements that can still be accessed today. In honor of Scottish heritage and our country's dark history, here are 17 famous Scotti

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Eileen Burfitt