Clan Douglas

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Douglas Clan Crest

Douglas Clan Crest

Clan Douglas

Gaelic Name: Dubhghlas
Clan Crest: On a chapeau Gules furred Ermine, a salamander Vert encircled with flames of fire Proper
Motto: Jamais Arriere (Never behind)
Lands: Lanarkshire, Galloway, Dumfriesshire, and Angus
Origin of Name: Placename, Lanark (Black stream)
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan

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Clan History

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Clan Douglas History

In Gaelic, dubh means black, and glas means grey. These are the main shades used in the tartan.
The earliest recorded Douglas seems to be William of Douglas, whose name appears as a witness to charters between 1175 and 1211 around Lanarkshire, but from whom he was descended is unknown.

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Douglas Map – from Gill Humphrys’ Clan Map of Scotland

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