MacInnes Crest & Coats of Arms

MacInnes Clan Crest:

Crest Description: A sinister arm from the shoulder bendways, attired in the close sleeve of the proper tartan of Clan Aonghais, cuff flashes yellow with three buttons Or, grasping a bow Vert, stringed Gules


MacInnes 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:


MacInnes, Clan Association – Grant
The International Association of Clan MacInnes grant of arms (2004)


Rev. John MacInnes of Crathie Coat of Arms
“The origin of the alternative MacInnes Coat of Arms is much clearer. These were the Coat of Arms used by the Reverend John McInnes (1689-1777) of Crathie church and later used by the MacInneses of Rickerby. These arms show on the shield a twin tower castle – a sailing galley – a gyronny of eight – and a wild boar’s head