Gaelic Name: MacLaomainn
Motto: Ne parcas nec spernas (Neither spare nor dispose)
Badge: Crab Apple Tree
Lands: Argyll and Cowal
Origin of Name: Norse, Lawman
Clan Chief: The Rev. Father Peter Lamont Of That Ilk
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This clan descends from the original Scots who crossed the sea from Ireland, where their original name meant ‘lawgiver’, to found the kingdom of Dalriada. The kindred of Comgall is mentioned as one of the three principal kindreds in the ancient ‘Account Of The Men Of Scotland’.
Its territory, Cowal, still known by that name although once stretching to Bute and Arran, had in 1200 a chief called Fearchar.
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