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:-[]:oops: 3 Celts & Company • "MACINTYRE"

By tradition a branch from the Skye MacDonalds, the clan achieved most note from their bards and musicians. The name means, son of the wright or carpenter. For centuries until 1810 inhabiting Glen Noe off Loch Etive, the MacIntyres were too small to stand alone, and first followed the banner of the Appin Stewarts, then latterly of the Campbell superiors of their land, though one branch became hereditary pipers to the Menzies chiefs.

Septs: MACCOSHAM, MACINTIRE, MACKINTYRE, MACTEAR, MACTIER, MACTIRE, TYRE, WRIGHT

"MACINTYRE." Scots Kith and Kin and Illustrated Map Revised Second Edition. Edinburgh, SCOT: Clan House, c.1970. p.70. Print.

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# 6 - MacIntyre - 12/07/2013 - 04:44 - - - Scotland
:-[] 3 Celts & Company • "MACLAREN"

The older form MacLaurin is nearer to the Gaelic pronunciation. Whether originally called after the martyred St. Lawrence [ of 'Holy Grail' legend ], or from Loarn, son of the Erc who founded Scottish Dalriada about 503, and namer of the district of Lorn, the clan does claim descent from three brothers from the area now Argyllshire who served with Kenneth MacAlpin in his successful campaign of 843-50 to unite the Northern Picts into Scotland. A branch remained in their first home-country and were for long in possession of Tiree, but those three brothers' awards in Balquhidder and Strathearn became the clan's main territory. Here they enter records surviving from the 13th century, and at Balquhidder lies Rob Roy MacGregor in the MacLaurin burial-ground: not the only old encroachment between these two clans. In their long record of loyalty the MacLaurins frequently followed the Appin Stewarts, with whom they had blood ties, and it was a MacLaurin who escaped Cumberland's troops by flinging himself over the Moffat 'Beef-tub.'

Septs: FAED, LARNACH, LAURENCE, LAURENSON, LAW, LAWRENCE, LAWSON, LOW, LOWE, LOWSON, MACFADE, MACCLARENCE, MACCRORIE, MACFAIT, MACFATER, MACFEAD, MACFEAT, MACGRORY, MACLAURIN, MACPATRICK, MACPETRIE, MACPHAIT, MACPHATER, MACRORIE, MACRORY, PATERSON, PATRICK, PATTERSON, PETERKIN, PETERS, PETERSON, RORIE, RORISON

"MACLAREN." Scots Kith and Kin and Illustrated Map Revised Second Edition. Edinburgh, SCOT: Clan House, c.1970. p.72. Print.

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# 5 - MacLaren - 12/06/2013 - 17:06 - - - Scotland
:-[] 3 Celts & Company • "STEWART of Appin"

Sir John's fourth son, Sir James Stewart of Pierston and Warwickhill, Ayrshire, who fell at Halidon Hill 1333, became ancestor to several important lines, including the Stewart Lords of Lorn, and those of Atholl. The Appin Stewart clan sprang from the last Lord Lorn, who died in 1469.

Septs: CARMICHAEL, CLAY, COMBE, COMBICH, COMBIE, CONLAY, CONLEY, DONLEVY, LEAY, LEVACK, LIVINGSTON, LIVINGSTONE, LORNE, MACCLAY, MACCLEAY, MACCOLL, MACCOMBE, MACCOMBICH, MACCOMBIE, MACCOMIE, MACDONLEAVY, MACKINDLAY, MACKINLAY, MACKINLEY, MACLAE, MACLAY, MACLEA, MACLEAY, MACLEW, MACMICHAEL, MACNAIRN, MACNUCATOR, MACROB, MACROBB, MITCHELL, MITCHELSON, ROBB, WALKER

"STUART of Appin." Scots Kith and Kin and Illustrated Map Revised Second Edition. Edinburgh, SCOT: Clan House, c.1970. p.81,82. Print.

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# 4 - Stewart of Appin - 12/05/2013 - 14:21 - - - Scotland

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