Crest: A horse passant, Argent
Motto: Virtue Et Labore (By valour and exertion)
Origin of Name: Territorial
Seat: Lochnell Castle, Argyll
Clan Chief: The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Dundonald
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It is thought that the ancestry of this family began with a Viking warrior who decided to settle in Renfrewshire in the ninth century. There are a number of theories as to the creation of the name this Viking’s descendants took.
After fighting so ferociously in a battle, an early family member was praised by his leader as ‘brave fellow’
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