Clan Badges

Some articles on clan badges, clans, clan, badges:

Clan Badge - Authenticity
... Despite popular lore, many clan badges attributed to Scottish clans would be completely impractical for use as a means of identification ... Many would be unsuitable, even for a modern clan gathering, let alone a raging clan battle ... Also, a number of the plants (and flowers) attributed as clan badges are only available during certain times of year ...
Clan Macfie - Clan Profile - Clan Symbols (crest Badge and Clan Badges)
... Scottish crest badges are used by clan members to show their allegiance to their clan and chief ... Much like clan tartans, crest badges owe their popularity to Victorian romanticism ... Crest badges are heraldic badges which usually contain the heraldic crest of the clan chief, encircled with a buckle containing the chief's heraldic motto ...

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