Clan Carruthers, Coat of Arms

CLAN CARRUTHERS: Clan/Family Society Coats of Arms. (COSCA, May ’23)

A postcard of some of the old Scottish Clans and Families (Carruthers is not listed). This piece was published by COSCA (Council of Scottish Clans & Associations) in the USA, May 2023, and discusses the process of a clan/family society having their arms legally granted by the Lord Lyon, which may be of interest to… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Clan/Family Society Coats of Arms. (COSCA, May ’23)

Canada, Clan Carruthers, Coat of Arms, USA

CLAN CARRUTHERS: Can I get ‘CARRUTHERS’ Arms in America and Canada?

Accepting that all Scottish arms belong to an individual and not a family or clan, the Carruthers arms as we know them are proudly borne by the Chief of Carruthers, Peter Carruthers of Holmains. Therefore all Scottish heraldry ie arms/coats of arms come under the auspices of the Lord Lyon King of Arms in Edinburgh… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Can I get ‘CARRUTHERS’ Arms in America and Canada?

Clan Carruthers, Coat of Arms, DNA Project, Genealogy, Mouswald

CLAN CARRUTHERS: The Mouswald line an update on our y-DNA research.

Carruthers of Mouswald and it’s Cadet lines. With all the pollution against our name, sometimes Clan Carruthers (International) feels a wee bit like eco warriors. Not trying to save the planet per se, but closer to home and working hard to save the factual history and heritage of our ancient family. We have always believed… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: The Mouswald line an update on our y-DNA research.

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CLAN CARRUTHERS: The official home of Carruthers, but can we really make that claim?

CARRUTHERS; A proud Scottish Reiver family, from Annandale in the ancient West March of the Scottish Borders. This we already know, but what makes ‘us’ as a Society claim to represent our worldwide Scottish family and clan and the right to call ourselves the 'official home’ of Carruthers. Further, are you wishing to keep the… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: The official home of Carruthers, but can we really make that claim?

Chief, Clan Carruthers

CLAN CARRUTHERS: The honest legitimacy of the Chief of a Border Clan and Family.

For those interested, here is updated information regarding the Chief of Carruthers which we hope you enjoy. Further, the history behind snippets of his parents lives, shows real Reiver spirit shining through. Proud of our chief, proud of our family, simply proud to be a Carruthers.   CHIEF of the NAME and ARMS of CARRUTHERS… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: The honest legitimacy of the Chief of a Border Clan and Family.

Clan Carruthers, Coat of Arms

CLAN CARRUTHERS: A COA -it’s an Achievement

With many questions appearing on the subject on certain pages in social media, some accurate some inaccurate, we came across this excellent piece by Dr Bruce Durie, Shennachie to the Chief of Durie, which with his permission we have chosen to share with you. Dr Durie is one of the formost experts in Scottish heraldry… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: A COA -it’s an Achievement

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CLAN CARRUTHERS: the Letters Patent for the Arms of Gary John Carruthers, FSA Scot.

As a Scottish clan and family with a confirmed chief, CARRUTHERS is now recognised in Scots law as a noble incorporation. The right to bear Scottish arms, both for a clan chief or a clan armiger is controlled and regulated through the office of the Lord Lyon on behalf of the British Monarchy. Evidence supporting… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: the Letters Patent for the Arms of Gary John Carruthers, FSA Scot.

Chief, Clan Carruthers, USA

CLAN CARRUTHERS: A Message from our Chief.

HAPPY 4th of JULY Dr Peter Carruthers of Holmains Our Chief, Peter Carruthers of Holmains, 22nd of his line would like to wish all our American clan members and all Carruthers everywhere, a very happy 4th of July holiday. May your celebrations go safely and bring you and yours an abundance of health, prosperity and… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: A Message from our Chief.

Chief, Clan Carruthers

CLAN CARRUTHERS: Carruthers at the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs: June 2022

Dr Simon Peter Carruthers, hereditary Chief of the Name and Arms of Carruthers, Honorary President of the Clan Carruthers Society (International) The Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs is to meet in Broomhall House in Fife this weekend. Well over 100 chiefs are expected to be in attendance representing clans and families from the Highlands and… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Carruthers at the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs: June 2022

Clan Carruthers, Coat of Arms

CLAN CARRUTHERS: The Carruthers fleurs de lis.

This blog post was stimulated by a conversation on a heraldry page which offered confirmation of what we as a society believed to be true regarding the Carruthers use of the fleurs de lis on our shields. Scottish Clans and the fleurs de lis To our knowledge, there are only two recognised Scottish Clans/Families that… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: The Carruthers fleurs de lis.