Clan Laing

Basic Info.


Clan Crest


Crest: A dove holding in its beak a sprig of olive, all Proper
Mercy Is My Desire
Origin of Name:
Descriptive, meaning ‘long’ or ‘tall’
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan


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Laing Tartan

Laing Clan

Laing Clan

Laing Clan tartan

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Clan History

David II

David II

Laing History

From the word ‘long’ or ‘tall’. In 1357 Thomas Laing engaged that Dumfries shall pay part of the ransom of king David II.

Thomas Layng, who was a notary public in Edinburgh in 1461, is also recorded in 1467 as Thomas Laing (burgess and notary public).

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Clan Lands

Laing Lands


Laing Map

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