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Clan Ross

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Clan Ross
Clann Ros (Rois)
MottoSpem Successus Alit (Success Nourishes Hope)
Plant badgeJuniper, or bearberry
Pipe muisicThe Earl of Ross's March
David Ross o Ross an Balnagown
The Chief o Clan Ross
Historic seatBalnagown 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 Archived 2010-05-26 at the Wayback Machine.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]