Crest: A cross crosslet fitchée, Gules, surmounted by a sword in saltire, Proper
Motto: Crux Mihi Grata Quies (The cross gives me welcome rest)
Historic Seat: Blair Adam estate, Kinross-shire
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan
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The name Adam was very popular in England in the 14th century, and was also found in Scotland at this time, although the first reference is to Adam, sub-prior of Melrose who became abbott of Cupar in 1196.
Adam son of Adam was one of the witnesses to the charter by William Bruce to Adam of Carlyle of the lands of Kynemund (1194-1214).
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