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History & Heritage - Clans

History & Heritage

Welcome to the Scotland School and find out more about the history and heritage of the nation from a wide range of in-depth articles that have appeared in Scotland Magazine over the last decade.

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Clans

A bloody clan co-operative (Clan Chattan)
Clan Chattan is a coalition of small clans from the Highlands. James Irvine Robertson

June 2006, Issue 27, page 56

A clan of impeccable pedigree (Clan Macpherson)
James Irvine Robertson looks at the history of the Clan Macpherson

April 2007, Issue 32, page 58

A clan spanning the generations (Robertsons of Clan Donnachaidh)
In the latest of his series, James Irvine Robertson looks at his own clan name – one of the oldest families in Scotland

November 2004, Issue 17, page 62

A complex clan (Clan Fraser)
In this issue James Irvine Robertson looks at Clan Fraser

August 2005, Issue 22, page 60

A noble and ancient family (Sinclairs)
James Irvine Robertson looks at the history of the Sinclairs, a clan with its roots deep in the soil of Scottish history

June 2007, Issue 33, page 52

At the core of history (Clan Drummond)
In the latest in our series James Irvine Robertson looks at Clan Drummond

April 2006, Issue 26, page 56

Bravest hearts of them all? (The Campbells)
James Irvine Robertson continues his series on the great clans of Scotland. This issue:The Campbells

May 2004, Issue 14, page 40

Clan at the cutting edge of history (Murray)
James Irvine Robertson looks at the history of the clan Murray

March 2005, Issue 19, page 48

Clan Colquhoun
James Irvine Robertson turns his attention to another of Scotland's families.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 52

Clan Macfarlane
James Irvine Robertson looks at the history of another of Scotland's great families.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 66

Clan Maclachlan
James Irvine Robertson looks at the history of another of Scotland's great families.

October 2009, Issue 47, page 66

Clan Ross
James Irvine Robertson looks at the history of another of Scotland's great families.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 66

Cummings and goings
This issue, James Irvine Robertson turns the spotlight on the Clan Cummings

August 2007, Issue 34, page 58

Great clansmen (Cameron)
The Cameron clan comes under the spotlight in this issue. James Irvine Robertson reports

April 2005, Issue 20, page 46

Holding sway around the Tay (Menzies)
In the latest in our series on clans, James I Robertson looks at the Menzies

October 2005, Issue 23, page 52

Lord of the isles (Donald)
In the first in a new series on the great clans of Scotland James Irvine Robertson traces the history of the dominant clan Donald

March 2004, Issue 13, page 76

Northern warriors (Clan MacLeod)
James Irvine Robertson looks at the durability of Clan MacLeod

July 2005, Issue 21, page 60

On a historical Roller coaster (Clan MacNab)
James Irvine Robertson looks at the history of Clan MacNab

January 2006, Issue 24, page 56

Scottish Clans
The image, history and reality of Scotland's famous clans

June 2002, Issue 2, page 56

The clan Buchanan
James Irvine Robertson looks at the history of another of Scotland's families.

August 2008, Issue 40, page 52

The Clan Donald
James Irvine Robertson looks at another of Scotland's great families.

February 2010, Issue 49, page 66

The clan Gordon
James Irvine Robertson examines a successful clan from the far north of Scotland.

March 2008, Issue 37, page 52

The clan Graham
James Irvine Robertson turns his attention to another of Scotland's great families.

April 2008, Issue 38, page 52

The Clan Grant
James Irvine Robertson turns his attention to another of Scotland's family lines.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 52

The Clan Gunn
James Irvine Robertson looks at the history of another of Scotland's noble families.

February 2009, Issue 43, page 67

The Clan Lamont
James Irvine Robertson shines the spotlight on another of Scotland's great family names

October 2008, Issue 41, page 52

The clan MacCrimmon
James Irvine Robertson looks at another of Scotland's great families.

April 2010, Issue 50, page 70

The Clan Macneil
James Irvine Robertson looks at the history of another of Scotland's great families.

December 2008, Issue 42, page 52

The Clan Matheson
James Irvine Robertson turns his attention to another of Scotland's great families.

April 2009, Issue 44, page 66

The clan of the gods? (Mackenzies)
In the latest in our series on great clans of Scotland James Irvine Robertson considers the Mackenzies

September 2004, Issue 16, page 62

The ClanMacAlpin
James Irvine Robertson looks at another of Scotland's great families.

December 2009, Issue 48, page 66

The great survivors (MacGregors)
No clan has suffered more than the MacGregors. But as James Irvine Robertson reports, it has survived and is flourishing

January 2005, Issue 18, page 47

The most ancient earldom in Scotland
James Irvine Robertson turns his attention to the Clan Sutherland, one of the country's most ancient (and notorious) clans

November 2007, Issue 35, page 52

The most royal of families (Stewarts)
In the latest in our series on the great clans of Scotland James Irvine Robertson looks at the Stewarts

July 2004, Issue 15, page 40

To conquer or die (Macdougal)
James Irvine Robertson turns his attention to one of the oldest clans in Scotland, the clan Macdougall

December 2006, Issue 30, page 52

Virtue mine honour (Clan Maclean)
This issue James Irvine Robertson considers the Clan Maclean

October 2006, Issue 29, page 52

Warriors loyal and true (Munro)
The history of the Munro clan includes tales of witchcraft and strange rental payments. James Irvine Robertson reports

February 2006, Issue 25, page 56

With a strong hand (Clan MacKay)
James Irvine Robertson reveals the history of the once powerful Clan MacKay

February 2007, Issue 31, page 56