Clan Ross

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Clan Ross
Clann Ros (Rois)
Clan member crest badge - Clan Ross.svg
Motto Spem Successus Alit (Success Nourishes Hope)
Region Hieland
Destrict Ross
Plant badge Juniper, or bearberry
Pipe muisic The Earl of Ross's March
Arms of the Earl of Ross.svg
David Ross o Ross an Balnagown
The Chief o Clan Ross
Historic seat Balnagown Castle

Clan Ross is a Hieland Scots clan. The oreeginal chiefs o the clan wur the oreeginal Earls o Ross.[1]

Chiefs[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • The current chief o Clan Ross is Baron David Campbell Ross, o Ross an Balnagowan.

Clan Profile[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Juniper
  • Gaelic: Clann Rois.
  • Oreegin o Name: Ross-shire.
  • Motto: Spem Successus Alit (Success Nourishes Hope).
  • Plant Badge: Juniper.
  • Pipe Muisic: The Earl of Ross's March.

Tartans[eedit | eedit soorce]

Clan Ross haes three tartans:

  • Ross Dress tartan (modren & auncient)
  • Ross Huntin tartan (modren & auncient)
  • Ross Huntin Weathered tartan

Castle[eedit | eedit soorce]

The historic seat o the chief o Clan Ross is at Balnagown Castle. The correct spellin is actually Balnagown,[2] or alternatively Balnagowen.

Ither castles that hae been held bi the Clan Ross include Portencross Castle an Sanquhar Castle

Surnames associatit wi Clan Ross[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Anderson
  • Andison
  • Andrew/s
  • Corbet/t
  • Crow/e
  • Croy
  • Deas
  • Denoon
  • Denune
  • Dingwall ( or Dengel the day )
  • Duthie
  • Fair
  • Fear/n
  • Gair
  • MacTire
  • MacTyre
  • Mitchell
  • Taggart
  • Tarrel
  • Tullo
  • Tulloch
  • Tyre
  • Vass
  • Wass
  • Waters
  • McEntagert (Ireland)
  • McEnteggart (Ireland)
  • McEntaggert (Ireland)

See an aa[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The Clan Ross by Donald by Donald MacKinnon. W & A.K Johnston's Clan Histories.
  2. See the estate's web-site.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]