Crest: A lion sejant affrontée Gules, ducally crowned Proper, in his dexter paw a sword Proper hilted pommelled Or, in his sinister a fleur de lis Azure
Motto: Consilio Et Animis (By wisdom and courage)
Seat: Thirlestane Castle, Borders
Clan Chief: Ian Maitland, 18th Earl of Lauderdale
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The name Maitland is of Norman origin and was originally spelt Mautalent, Matulant or Matalan.
The Mautalents come from the village of Les Moitiers d’Allonne near Carteret in Normandy. The first time the name is found in Scotland was Thomas de Matulant, ancestor to this noble family in Lauderdale.
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