Clan Carruthers

CLAN CARRUTHERS: Lachlan MacDonald.

Scottish-Australian Heritage Council NOTICE OF PASSING As members, we have just been informed by Carol Budlong of the Scottish - Australian Heritage Council, received from the State Commissioner of New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory for Clan Donald of the sad passing of a prominent member of that clan out there. Clan MacDonald Lachlan Macdonald, or… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Lachlan MacDonald.

Clan Carruthers

CLAN CARRUTHERS: No Scot Would Wear an English Tartan? Do Carruthers?

There is an old nursery rhyme called ‘ring a ring of roses ’ which relates to the the Black Plague in Britain in 1665 and covers the symptoms and treatment ie ‘posies’ believed to work at the time. The information of treatments in the rhyme has since proved inaccurate and not based on any real… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: No Scot Would Wear an English Tartan? Do Carruthers?

Clan Carruthers

CLAN CARRUTHERS: COSCA (USA) Update – Scottish Clan and Family Chiefs.

The Council of Scottish Clans and Associations (COSCA), the association for Scottish Clans and Families in the USA, have issued new guidance on what constitutes a Scottish Clan/Family Chief and their jurisdiction. This is an evidenced and updated piece of information which may help our readers understand who may become chief and the process ie… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: COSCA (USA) Update – Scottish Clan and Family Chiefs.

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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.

Clan Carruthers

CLAN CARRUTHERS: Our clan/family and identity.

The same questions seem to be on a repeat loop, so please for clarification and to help better understand about the Scottish Border Reiver family and clan of Carruthers, please see below. Is the Ancient Bruce tartan the Carruthers Tartan ?Does the Chief reside in America ?Does Carruthers have clan birds or clan dogs ?Is… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Our clan/family and identity.

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CLAN CARRUTHERS: Scotland, our family and a plague of Witches.

A pardon for Scottish witches The Scottish witchtrials began in ernest in 1590, killing thousands of innovent people, but justice may now be finally served. There has now been a petition; PE 1855 to Pardon and Memorialise those convicted under the Witchcraft Actof 1563 for the attention of the Scottish Parliament and as such a… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Scotland, our family and a plague of Witches.