Clan Carruthers

Clan Carruthers: In CASSOC

Mr Graham Carruthers elected as Board Member of CASSOC We are pleased to announce that one of our Canadian stalwarts, Mr Graham Carruthers, Executive Secretary of Clan Carruthers Society International, has been elected to the Board of the Clans and Scottish Societies of Canada (CASSOC). Graham, has worked tirelessley for Carruthers in his home Country,… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: In CASSOC

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Clan Carruthers: Society Membership

Support 'YOUR' Clan Society at the link belowhttps://clancarrutherssociety.org/membership/ -ABOUT- Dear Clan and Family Carruthers,After the confirmation of Dr S. Peter Carruthers of Holmains as Chief of the Name and Arms of Carruthers, and after consultation with him personally, the Society has now opened its door to both individual and family membership.Who do we represent?The Clan Carruthers… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Society Membership

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Clan Carruthers: The Official Decision for Chief

In the Court of the Lord Lyon in the PETITIONSbyJames Andrew Carruthers of Dormontclaiming to be entitled to recognition as Chief of the Name and Arms of Carruthers as “Carruthers of Holmains”andDr Simon Peter Carruthersclaiming to be entitled to recognition as Chief of the Name and Arms of Carruthers as “Carruthers of Holmains” FINDINGS AND REASONSIntroduction1.… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: The Official Decision for Chief

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Clan Carruthers: Use of Arms to show fealty and support to the Chief.

Fealty to a ChiefThe piece below explains the use of arms, in this case by Clan Kincaid although for ease of understanding, Kincaid has been replaced with the name Carruthers. It is interesting to note that the wearing of, or the use of the chiefs crest or Arms, is a declaration in support of the… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Use of Arms to show fealty and support to the Chief.

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Clan Carruthers: the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh

The Battle of Pinkie or giving it its full title, the battle of Pinkie Cleugh, was a disaster for both Scotland and the borderers who fought there. It was to be the last pitched battle between England and Scotland. This piece is taken almost wholly, to include the bibliography, from the superb history site: battefieldsofbritain.co.uk… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh