MacKay Crest & Coats of Arms

MacKay Clan Crest

Crest Description: A dexter arm erect couped at the elbow the hand grasping a dagger also erect, all Proper


MacKay 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:


MacKAY, Lord Reay
Azure, on a chevron, between three bear’s heads, couped, Argent, muzzled, Gules, a roebuck’s head, erased, between two hands issuant from the ends of the chevron, each holding a dagger, all Proper.


Black & White of Lord Reay’s full Heraldic Award of Coat of Arms
Mackay coats
Mackay, Lord Reay, and Mackay, Earl of Inchcape – two very different coats for a shared name