Crest: A hand pulling a rose, Proper
Motto: Decerptae Dabunt Odorum (Roses plucked will give sweet smell)
Historic Seat: Ayton, Berwickshire
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan
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The name is variant of Ayton which derives from the lands of Ayton (the town on the river Eye) in Berwickshire. Steffan, son of Swan de CEitun granted a charter of the lands of Wytefeld to the Priory of Coldingham in 1170 or thereabouts. Dolfinus de eit’ and HeI de eitun were witnesses to a charter by Waltheus, earl of Dunbar c.1166, and Elya de Eytone and Stephen de Eytona witnessed a charter by Patrick, 1st Earl of Dunbar (1189-99).
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