Clan Boyle

Basic Info.

Boyle Clan Crest

Boyle Clan Crest


Crest: A double headed eagle displayed, parted per pale, embattled Gules and Argent
Motto: Dominus Providebit (The Lord will provide)
Origin of Name: From the Norman town of Beauville
Seat: Kelburn Castle, Ayrshire
Clan Chief: The Rt. Hon Earl of Glasgow

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Boyle Tartan

Galloway District

Galloway District

Galloway District tartan (There is no registered tartan for this clan)

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Clan History

Battle of Largs Monument

Battle of Largs Monument

Boyle History

The family ‘de Boyville’ came to Britain from the Norman town of Beauville near Caen in the invasion of 1066 and settled in various locations. In particular Wales and Cumberland. In 1124 King David granted Hugh de Morvile the lands of Cunningham and Largs. He subdivided these lands among his relatives and so the de Boyvilles received the lands of Kelburn.

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Clan Lands

Boyle Lands

Boyle Map

Boyle Map- from Gill Humphrys’ Clan Map of Scotland- from Gill Humphrys’ Clan Map of Scotland

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