Highland Clan

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Chiefs Of Clan Fraser - Two Chiefs Dispute
... Lord Lyon, the 21st Lady Saltoun was made "Chief of the name and arms of the whole Clan Fraser" ... The Lord Lyon did not grant the Chiefship of the Clan Fraser, simply a description of "Chief of the name and arms." The Lord Lyon does not have power ... this decree, there has been much confusion as to the Chiefship of the Clan Fraser ...
Frasers Of Philorth - Family or Clan?
... Some remarks upon the subject of the Highland Clan Fraser will explain their position for their great influence in the Highlands of Scotland during comparatively modern ... and eventually becoming very numerous, originated or formed the Highland Clan of the name ... of Scotland, where Teutonic institutions prevailed, and whence the patriarchal system of Clans and Clanships had long been banished, had nothing to do with the origin or formation of the ...
Clan Strachan - Highland Clan
... The Highland Boundary Fault is a geologic fault that traverses Scotland from Arran and Helensburgh on the west coast to Stonehaven in the east ... It separates two distinctly different physiographic regions the Highlands from the Lowlands, but in most places it is only recognisable as a change in ... in Aberdeenshire some 15 miles northeast of Stonehaven, north of the Highland Boundary Fault, and is therefore properly recognized as a Scottish Highland clan ...

Famous quotes containing the words clan and/or highland:

    We cannot think of a legitimate argument why ... whites and blacks need be affected by the knowledge that an aggregate difference in measured intelligence is genetic instead of environmental.... Given a chance, each clan ... will encounter the world with confidence in its own worth and, most importantly, will be unconcerned about comparing its accomplishments line-by-line with those of any other clan. This is wise ethnocentricism.
    Richard Herrnstein (1930–1994)

    If you would feel the full force of a tempest, take up your residence on the top of Mount Washington, or at the Highland Light, in Truro.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)