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Clan MacLaren Society of North America (CMSNA) is a Scottish Family society promoting the history, arts, and tradition of Scotland and of Clan MacLaren
Clan of the Lord High Constable of Scotland
Earl of Errol, Laird Sir Merlyn Hay
Mr. John Hay was private secretary to Abraham Lincoln & later became US Secretary of State under President William McKinley
One of the oldest clans represented at Highland Games in Oregon (1976). This is a clan with two bases, one group in and around Roslyn and one covering most of Caithness, sharing it with Gunn and Sutherland. The Clan has one tartan pattern with 7 color styles.
The Chief of Clan Farquharson is Alwyne Arthur Compton Farquharson of Invercauld, Chief of the Name and Arms of Farquharson, 16th Baron of Invercauld and Omnalprie, MC, JP; as recognised by Lord Lyon King of Arms. Born 1 May 1919 as Alwyne Arthur Compton, son of Major Edward Robert Francis Compton, of Newby Hall, Ripon, Yorkshire, and of Torloisk, Aros, Isle of Mull, Scotland (grandson of William Compton, 4th Marquess of Northampton) and Sylvia Farquharson of Invercauld, he was confirmed MacFionnlaidh by Lyon Court in 1949, having taken the name of Farquharson. He served with distinction as a Captain in the Royal Scots Greys during World War Two. Captain Farquharson resided at Valley Farm, Norfolk with his second wife, Madame Patricia Farquharson.
The MacLeans have been on the scene in the Inner Hebrides as the right hand to the Lord of the Isles, The MacDonalds. In a culture that glorified warfare the MacLeans were, perhaps the most glorious of all the clans. Since the 13th century various branches and the Chief and Chieftans occupied Mull, Iona, Islay and other Inner Hebridean Islands. The main Cheif, Sir Lachlan, the 28th, resides in Duart Castle on Mull.
Clan Gregor, also known as MacGregor, is one of the oldest clans in Scotland. They are said to be descended from Kenneth MacAlpin, the king who united Scotland back in the 13th Century. It was the MacGregor Clan who laid claim to ruling status. The old MacGregor motto is “Royal is my race.”