About rodger moffet

Rodger is the Director of ScotClans. Expert in all things clan and tartan.

Archibald Montgomerie, 18th Earl of Eglinton: 1939 – 2018

Archibald Montgomerie, 18th Earl of Eglinton: 1939 – 2018

Archibald George Montgomerie, 18th Earl of Eglinton, 6th Earl of Winton and chief of Clan Montgomery passed away on 14th June. He is succeeded as chief by his son Hugh Archibald William Montgomerie He was made a partner at Grieveson Grant & Company a London based Pension Trust in 1957 and worked there until 1972. On the 7th February 1964 he […]

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Douglas and the Heart

Douglas and the Heart

Robert the Bruce, arguably one of Scotlands best known kings died in 1329. On his deathbed he confided in his friend and lieutenant Sir James Douglas, hero of Bannockburn. Now depending on which version of this story you hear he either asked Douglas that his heart be taken from his body and presented at the […]

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Vacancies at ScotClans…

Vacancies at ScotClans…

ScotClans is Hiring!!!   We are looking for a new member of the ScotClans team.   Sales Manager – Full Time   The main part of this role will be overseeing sales coming in and out of ScotClans and answering customer questions and requests. You will need to be a motivated individual with a real […]

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The Story Behind the Crest: Clan Carmichael

The Story Behind the Crest: Clan Carmichael

In part five of this series, Rodger Moffet of ScotClans tells the story of how Clan Carmichael came to have the broken lance as their crest image. The Carmichaels were a large and powerful landowning family from the Southern Uplands of Scotland. They occupied land around Lanarkshire for over 800 years and had strong ties […]

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The Story Behind the Crest: Clan Armstrong

The Story Behind the Crest: Clan Armstrong

In this series of articles Rodger Moffet at ScotClans looks at some of the symbolism used in clan heraldry and explores their meaning and origin. In this episode we look at the powerful border clan, Armstrong. This blog should probably have the working subtitle ‘just when you thought you knew the answer’. I have to […]

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