Clan Buchanan

Basic Info.

Buchanan Clan Crest

Buchanan Clan Crest

Clan Buchanan

Gaelic Name: Cononach
Motto: Clarior Hinc Honos (Hence the brighter honour)
Badge: Bilberry
Lands: Loch Lomond area
Origin of Name: from Both-Charain (Canon’s Seat)
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan

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Tartan

Buchanan Tartan

Buchanan Modern

Buchanan Modern

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Clan History

Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond

Clan Buchanan History

The Buchanan name has been grounded in the lands surrounding the shores of Loch Lomond since 1225, when a grant by the Earls of Lennox to Sir Absalon of Buchanan, referred to in contemporaneous sources as ‘clericus meus’ i.e. he was a clergyman.

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Clan Lands

Buchanan Lands

Buchanan Map

Buchanan Map- from Gill Humphrys’ Clan Map of Scotland

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