Clan Crichton

Basic Info.

Crichton Clan Crest

Crichton Clan Crest


Crest: A dragon spouting out fire, Proper
Motto: God Send Grace
Origin of Name: Placename Midlothian
Region: Lowlands
Seat: Monzie Castle, Crieff
Clan Chief: David Crichton of That Ilk

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Crichton Tartan

Edinburgh District

Edinburgh District

Edinburgh District tartan

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Clan History

James Crichton

James Crichton

Crichton History

The name Crichton originates from the the lands of Kreitton, a very old barony near Edinburgh. Recordings of the name first appear around 1128 when Thurstan de Crechtune witnessed the foundation of the Abbey of Holyrood House by David I. Thomas de Crichton, possibly Thursdan’s son is recorded on the Ragman Roll of nobles swearing to Edward I in 1296.

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Clan Lands

Crichton Lands

Crichton Map

Crichton Map – from Gill Humphrys’ Clan Map of Scotland

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