MacDonald of Sleat Crest & Coats of Arms

MacDonald of Sleat Clan Crest:

Crest Description: A hand in armour fesswise holding a cross crosslet fitchée Gules

MacDonald of Sleat Coats of Arms:

A note on Coats of Arms:
Under Scottish heraldic law a coat of arms is awarded to an individual (with the exception of civic or corporate arms) . There is no such thing as a ‘family coat of arms’ The arms represented below are personal arms (with the above exceptions). Only the individual granted these arms has the right to use them.  for more information see our pages on heraldry here:


MacDonald of Sleat Standard

Quarterly, 1st, Argent, a lion rampant, Gules, armed and langued, Azure; 2nd, Or, a hand in armour, fessways, Proper, holding a cross crosslet fitchée, Gules; 3rd, Or, a lymphad, sails furled and oars in action, Sable, flagged, Gules; 4th, Vert, a salmon, naiant, in fess, Proper.


The Arms of
Sir Ian Macdonald of Sleat, Bt