Clan Lindsay

Basic Info.

Lindsay Clan Crest

Lindsay Clan Crest

Clan Lindsay

Gaelic Name: MacGhille Fhionntaig
Motto: Endure forte (Suffer bravely)
Clan Badge: Rue
Lands: Borders, Angus
Origin of Name: Placename, probably Norman
Clan Chief: The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Crawford

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Clan Lindsay Tartan

Lindsay Modern

Lindsay Modern

Lindsay Clan tartan

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Clan History

Declaration of Arbroath

Declaration of Arbroath

Clan Lindsay History

Between the 6th and 9th centuries, Danes lived in one of the little kingdoms of Lincolnshire in England to which, after the Norman Conquest, Baldric of Lindsay came to be tenant of the manors under the Earl of Chester.

In 1120 Sir Walter Lindsay was a member of the council of David, Earl of Huntingdon in England, who became King of Scots in 1124.

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Clan Lands

Clan Lindsay Lands

Lindsay Map

Lindsay Map – from Gill Humphrys’ Clan Map of Scotland

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