Crest: A boot couped at the ankle and thereon a spur Proper
Motto: Dulce Periculum (Danger is Sweet)
Lands: Dunbartonshire, Lewis, Sutherland and Ross
Origin of Name: Son of Olaf
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan
MacAulay Clan tartan
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The name MacAulay grew from two unconnected areas. One came from Dunbartonshire and were the MacAulays of Ardincaple. The other was the MacAulays of Lewis.
The MacAulays of Ardincaple may have came to be through Amhlaidh, who was the son of Alwin, Earl of Lennox in the early thirteenth century.
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