Clan MacDougall

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MacDougall Clan Crest

MacDougall Clan Crest

MacDougall

Gaelic Name: MacDhùghaill
Motto: Buaidh No Bàs (Victory or death)
Badge: Bell heath
Lands: Lorn
Origin of Name: Gaelic, Dughall (Black Stranger)
Pipe Music: Caisteal Dhunolla (Dunollie Castle)
Clan Chief: Morag MacDougall of MacDougall

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Tartan

MacDougall Tartan

MacDougall Modern

MacDougall Modern

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Clan History

Dunstaffnage Castle

Dunstaffnage Castle

MacDougall History

A Gaelic generalisation when describing the Viking invaders was by colouring, Finn Ghall for fair stranger and Dubh Ghall for a dark stranger. Dubh Ghall was the descriptive name given to the eldest son of King Somerled.

Somerled’s father-in-law was Olaf, King of Man, and when Somerled died in 1164 Dougall became senior King of Dalriada.

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Clan Lands

MacDougall Lands

MacDougall Map

MacDougall Map – from Gill Humphrys’ Clan Map of Scotland

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