A guide to the Clans and Tartans of Scotland: From Scottish Clan Information to Clan Merchandise, Handmade Kilts, Highland Outfits ... everything a true Scot should need and know.
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Douglas
Gaelic Name: Dubhghlas Hear the Gaelic name
Motto: Jamais arriere (Never behind)
Lands: Lanarkshire, Galloway, Dumfriesshire and Angus
Origin of Name: Placename, Lanark ( Black stream)
Douglas family history In Gaelic, dubh means black, and glas means grey. These are the main shades used in the tartan. The earliest recorded Douglas seems to be William of Douglas, whose name appears as a witness to charters ...
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Douglas family map Douglas clan map - see where the Douglas Clan was originally from
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Douglas famous people There are many famous people who are part of the Douglas Clan
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Douglas family shop A shop with your name on it - We have gathered a selection of Douglas products all made in Scotland. Buy some of your family history.
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Douglas family links A range of Douglas links from Douglas Clan Societies to personal Douglas sites so you can find out more about the clan.
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