According to the Dormont Estate website, "there have been Carruthers on the land since 1452, having been granted the land to the chiefly line of Mouswald by King Robert the Bruce in the 1300's". The first of the Dormont line however was William Carruthers, who is recorded as the 1st of Dormont, having received a… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Carruthers of Dormont
The crests on the Arms of the Carruthers Family have been in existence at the very least, since 1672. Carruthers as a Scottish riding family of ancient pedigree, played a role in both the Church and if legend is true, the Knights Templars as well. It is suggested that this is reflected in the use… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Our Family Crests
Currently and excluding the Carruthers petitions in the process of presentation, there are 12 recorded Carruthers arms in the armorial records of Scotland, although one is deemed a mistake. As an armigerous clan, if there were no surviving descendants of the chiefly line of Holmains, then during a Derbfine, the armigers would play a role.… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Armigers and how to obtain Carruthers Arms.