MacRae Places & People

Clan MacRae People

Rev. Farquhar MacRae (1580-1662)
Chamberlain of Eilean Donan Castle and minister for Kintail parish for over forty years.

Duncan MacRae (c. 17th Century)
The compiler of a previous Gaelic poetry anthology, known as the Fearnaig Manuscript, which is considered an important contribution to Gaelic literature.

John McCrae

Lt Col. John McCrae MD (1872 – 1918)
John McCrae was a physician, medical author, solider and poet during the First World War, as well as a battlefield surgeon during the Second Battle of Ypres. Born in Ontario, Canada, John McCrae was the grandson of Scottish immigrants. McCrae is perhaps best known for his war poem ‘In Flanders Fields’.

Sir Christopher MacRae (b.1937)
A noted British diplomat who has served in Paris, Tehran and Nigeria.