Clan Dewar

Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Clan Dewar cap badge

Clan Dewar is a Lawland Scots clan that settled near Edinburgh. Legend haes it that thay wan thair lands efter killin a wouf whilk haed terrorised the aurie.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Dewars wis recordit as Septs o Clan Menzies an Clan MacNab.

Oreegins o the Clan[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Ragman Rolls include the record o the first kent fowk bi the name Dewar whaur Thomas an Piers de Deware baith haein swuir fealty tae Keeng Edward I o Ingland.

The name is an anglicisation o "Deòrach" whilk oreeginally means "pilgrim". Thir days it is rendered "Mac an Deòir" in Scots Gaelic.

Clan Chief[eedit | eedit soorce]

The faither o the present chief o Clan Dewar, Lt Col. Kenneth Malcolm Joseph Dewar o that Ilk & Vogrie, wis recognised bi the Lord Lyon in 1990 allouin the Clan tae be recognised as an offeecial Scots clan wi chief raither than an Armigerous clan athoot a chief. The present chief is Michael Kenneth O’Malley Dewar O That Ilk An Vogrie.