Clan Dunbar

Basic Info.

Dunbar Clan Crest

Dunbar Clan Crest


Crest: A horse’s head Argent, bridled and reined Gules
Motto: In Promptu (In readiness)
Origin of Tartan: A Border tartan from the “Vestiarium Scoticum”
Region: Lowlands
Historic Seat: Dunbar Castle, East Lothian
Clan Chief: Sir James Dunbar of Mochrum Bt.

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Dunbar Tartan

Dunbar Modern

Dunbar Modern

Dunbar Clan tartan

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Clan History

Dunbar Castle ruins

Dunbar Castle ruins

Dunbar History

Born around 975, Crinan of Dunkeld was the Thane and Seneschal of the Isles. He was the father of King Duncan I, and grandfather of Gospatric.

Gospatric was given the Earldom of Northumberland in 1067 by the recently arrived William the Conqueror.

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Clan Lands

Dunbar Lands

Dunbar Map

Dunbar Map – from Gill Humphrys’ Clan Map of Scotland

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