Clan Heron

Basic Info.

Heron Clan Crest

Heron Clan Crest


Crest: A Demi lion Argent holding in his dexter paw a cross crosslet fitchée Gules
Motto: Par Valeur (By bravery)
Region: Lowlands
Historic Seat: Heron, Kirkcudbrightshire
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan

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Heron Tartan

Grant Modern

Grant Modern

Grant Clan tartan (There is no registered tartan for this clan)

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Clan History

Kirroughtree House

Kirroughtree House

Heron History

The family claims descent from the Herons of Chipchase in who are recorded in Northumberland in the 11th century.
Walterus de Hayroun was clerk to William the Lion between 1178 – 80. Roger Heron, a charter witness in 1321, appears in a writ by Roger Corbet of Langton in 1330 as Roger Hayron, and Sir Thomas de Heron was witness to a demise by Roger Corbet of Langton in 1329.

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Clan Lands

Heron Lands


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