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Clan Carruthers: Full COSCA Newsletter (USA)

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Clan Carruthers: A Seat on the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs

We are pleased to announce that, as of October 2020, Dr Peter Carruthers of Holmains as Chief of the Name and Arms of Carruthers having been duly elected in that Carruthers are now fully represented on the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs. As hereditary Chief, this seat is passed down to his heir.  Peter, who… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: A Seat on the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs

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Clan Carruthers: The 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. We will not forget.

WHY WE REMEMBERAs we come to that time of year when we remember those loved ones and members of our own family who have given that ultimate sacrifice in defence of their country, both at home and abroad, we celebrate not only Carruthers, but those members of other families who have sadly fallen.Therefore, as a… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: The 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. We will not forget.

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Clan Carruthers: Scottish-Australian Heritage Council Newsletter

Clan Carruthers Society - International, as a full member of the Scottish-Australian Heritage Council, we  would like to share with you their latest newsletter. As an aside and as a reminder, the latest edition of our Society Journal; Promptus et Fidelis, will imminently be circulated to all full members of our society. THE SCOTTISH AUSTRALIAN… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Scottish-Australian Heritage Council Newsletter

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Clan Carruthers: Do Clans, Chiefs and Coats of Arms still matter today?

This excellent piece is taken from the "Claymore", the Journal of the Council of Scottish Clans and Associations from July 2020, of which Clan Carruthers Society-International is a full member. Although looked at from a highland clan perspective, this excellent piece may help to answer many of your questions. Carruthers were known supporters of the… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Do Clans, Chiefs and Coats of Arms still matter today?

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Clan Carruthers: The Blue Blanket

It is always fascinating to learn about aspects of Scottish History, some of which is obscure or long forgotten. Part of that intriguing past is kept alive by the Trade Incorporations in the various towns and cities throughout Scotland. In the National Records Office in Edinburgh, there are lists of the places where the incorporations,… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: The Blue Blanket

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Clan Carruthers: Thomas the Rhymer, the Border Prophet.

  Just after the first records of the first use of name Carruthers by William of Carruthers, were noted in the reign of Alexander II (1215-1245), and in the time of his son Alexander III (1241-1286), comes a famous and highly revered prophet, whose prophecies were such that it is alleged that even the Jacobites in… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Thomas the Rhymer, the Border Prophet.

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Clan Carruthers: Cancer Surgeon shaped by Father’s Murder

The clan and family of Carruthers have reached every corner of the earth and in every strata of society. We are proud to report the success of one of our name who is making great strides in medicine. According to the Belfast Telegraph of the 9th October, 2020, Northern Ireland born Surgical Consultant, Andrew Carrothers… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Cancer Surgeon shaped by Father’s Murder

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Clan Carruthers: Scottish-Canadian Fur Traders

During the lowland clearances and even before, members of our family emigrated to the American Colonies, usually via the Ulster plantations. In the New World, they soon got a reputation as hardy individuals who could survive and more importantly prosper, even with everything the new country threw at them.THE FRONTIER (TV Series)https://youtu.be/2J5wTsYAh94The Canadian TV series… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Scottish-Canadian Fur Traders