Clan Donnachaidh

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Clan Donnachaidh / Clan Robertson
Crest badge
Clan member crest badge - Clan Robertson.svg
Crest: A dexter haund hauldin up an imperial croun Proper
Motto: Virtutis gloria merces
War cry: Garg 'nuair dhùisgear (Fierce when roused)
Profile
Plant badge bracken or fern
Pipe muisic Clan Donnachie Has Arrived
Gaelic name MacDhonnchaidh, Robasdan
Chief

Robertson of Struan Arms.svg
Alexander Robertson o Struan
The 24t Chief o Clan Donnachaidh



Clan Donnachaidh (Clan Robertson) is a Scots clan.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Oreegins[eedit | eedit soorce]

There are twa main theories as tae the oreegins o the Clan Robertson:

  1. That the foonder o the clan, Donn(a)chadh (Duncan) wis the second son o Angus MacDonald, Laird o the Isles.
  2. That the Robertsons ar lineal descendants o the Celtic Earls o Atholl, whose progenitor wis Kieeng Duncan I (Donnchadh in Scots Gaelic), eldest son o Malcolm II.