Clan Donnachaidh

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Clan Donnachaidh / Clan Robertson
MacDhonnchaidh, Robasdan
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)
Plant badge bracken or fern
Pipe muisic Clan Donnachie Has Arrived
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]

Thare 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 seicont 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.