Gaelic Name: Siosal
Motto: Feros Ferio (I am fierce with the fierce)
Lands: Roxburghshire and Invernesshire
Origin of Name: Placename, Roxburghshire
Pipe Music: Chisholm’s March
Clan Chief: Hamish Chisholm of Chisholm, The Chisholm
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This name is formed from the Norman ‘chese’ which meant ‘to choose’, and ‘holm’ which is a Saxon word that meant ‘meadow’.
The kingdom of Gododdin was taken by the Northumbrian English in the 7th century and then taken in turn by the Normans three hundred years later.
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