Lilias, Countess of Cromartie 1918-2013

Lilias, Countess of Cromartie 1918-2013

A much-loved and respected pillar of the North Highlands community and wife of the late chief of Clan Mackenzie has died. Lilias, Countess of Cromartie, passed away peacefully on 11th October 2013 at her home Dower House in the clan seat of Castle Leod at Strathpeffer. Born on the 25th March 1918, Lilias Janet Garvie […]

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John Ross – The Scottish Cherokee Chief

John Ross – The Scottish Cherokee Chief

John Ross was considered one of the greatest chiefs of the Cherokee tribe, having been chief for nearly 40 years from 1828 to 1866, the year of his death. However, John was not how many would have imagined a typical 19th century chief of a Native American tribe to be like. Infact, Ross was politician […]

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