Motto: Quis Non Pro Patria (Why would we not do it for our country?)
Origin of Name: Placename Midlothian or Gaelic ‘Deoireach’, meaning ‘pilgrim’
Historic Seat: Vogrie House, Midlothian
Clan Chief: Michael Dewar of that Ilk and Vogrie
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The Dewar’s are known to have first settled in an area to the south east of Edinburgh, Legend has it that they were awarded the lands for killing a wolf who had been terrorising the area.
There is also a variation of the name that derives from the Gaelic ‘Deoireach’, meaning ‘pilgrim’.
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