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Clan Donald Septs and Dependants

8. November 2009

Clan Donald Septs and Dependants

Clan Donald is one of the largest Scottish clans. There are numerous branches to the clan. Several of these have chiefs recognised by the Lord Lyon King of Arms; these are: Clan Macdonald of Sleat, Clan Macdonald of Clanranald, Clan MacDonell of Glengarry, Clan MacDonald of Keppoch, and Clan MacAlister. Notable branches without chiefs so-recognised [...]

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The Battle of Culloden:

15. September 2009

The Battle of Culloden:

The Gathering on the 18th April 2009 at Culloden Moor Scotland: The Battle of Culloden, which took place on 16th April, 1746 was the final act in the long-running series of events that became the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion. There is no doubt that the rebellion led to the largest uprooting of Highlanders in history, and [...]

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‘Mort Ghlinne Comhann’ (murder of Glen Coe):

15. September 2009

‘Mort Ghlinne Comhann’ (murder of Glen Coe):

Massacre of Glencoe  ‘Mort Ghlinne Comhann’ (murder of Glen Coe).  In the early morning of 13th February 1692 The MacDonalds of Glencoe where set upon by the orders of King William and approximately 38 were slaughtered. Another forty women and children died of exposure after their homes were burned. Our Glencoe clansmen had opened  their [...]

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Links to Clan Donald Sites & Related Web Sites

1. August 2009

Discover more about Clan Donald through these official Clan Donald Websites.

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Lord of The Isles: The Foundation

21. July 2009

Lord of The Isles: The Foundation

King of The Hebrides Somerled Gilledomman’s grandson, seized the Isles from the King of Mann in 1156 and founded a dynasty that in time became the Lords of the Isles. He was both Gael and Norseman: his contemporaries knew him as Somerled Macgilbred, Somhairle or in Norse Sumarlidi Höld (‘Somerled’ means “summer wanderer”, the name [...]

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Armadale: The Clan Donald Centre

20. July 2009

Armadale: The Clan Donald Centre

Armadale Castle & Museum of the Isles   Armadale Castle, ClanDonald Centre and Museum on the Isle of Skye sees around 50,000 visitors every year. The museum aims to help people trace their Scottish roots and understand the history of the Scottish Highlands. Visitors come to research their family history and learn more about Highland [...]

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Scotland’s People Centre, Edinburgh

19. July 2009

Scotland’s People Centre, Edinburgh

Famous Scots Flora MacDonald (1725 – 1790) Have you ever wondered where your Scottish ancestors come from? What fascinating stories they could tell you if they were here today. ScotlandsPeople Centre is Scotland’s new national family history centre which provides access to millions of documents from the 16th century, including birth, death and marriage registers. [...]

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