Clan Scott

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Clan Scott
Clan member crest badge - Clan Scott.svg
Crest: A stag trippant, encircled in a leather strap inscribed wi the chief’s motto "Amo" meanin "I Love".
MottoAmo (I love)[1]
War cry‘a Bellendaine! ("To Bellendaine!") Also, "The Scotts are out!"
RegionThe Mairches[1]
Plant badgeBlaeberry[1]
Duke of Buccleuch arms.svg
Richard Walter John Montagu Douglas Scott[2]
The 10t Duke o Buccleuch an the
12t Duke o Queensberry
SeatBowhill Hoose
Historic seatDalkeith Palace

Clan Scott is a Scots clan an is recognised as sic bi the Laird Lyon Keeng o Airms.[3]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Frae wha strynd the Lairds Polwarth.
  2. Notable members o this branch include baith Walter Scott o Harden the Border Reiver an Walter Scott the Scots historical novelist.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Clan Scot Profile Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  2. Sellar, David (23 March 2010). "Note" (PDF). The Court of the Lord Lyon. Another example of the dropping of hyphens is that of the Duke of Buccleuch who was recognised in 1975 as Chief of the Name and Arms of Scott after dropping the hyphens in the surname Montagu-Douglas-Scott (Lyon Register, vol. 60, fol. 7-8).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Way, George and Squire, Romily. Collins Scottish Clan & Family Encyclopedia. (Foreword by The Rt Hon. The Earl of Elgin KT, Convenor, The Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs). Published in 1994. Pages 314 - 315.