Top List Curated by Listnerd
  • Public list
  • Nov 27th 2012
  • 187 views
  • 5 votes
  • 5 voters
  • 1%
Best Scottish Clan Status of All Time

More about Best Scottish Clan Status of All Time:

Best Scottish Clan Status of All Time is a public top list created by Listnerd on rankly.com on November 27th 2012. Items on the Best Scottish Clan Status of All Time top list are added by the rankly.com community and ranked using our secret ranking sauce. Best Scottish Clan Status of All Time has gotten 187 views and has gathered 5 votes from 5 voters. O O

Best Scottish Clan Status of All Time is a top list in the General category on rankly.com. Are you a fan of General or Best Scottish Clan Status of All Time? Explore more top 100 lists about General on rankly.com or participate in ranking the stuff already on the all time Best Scottish Clan Status of All Time top list below.

If you're not a member of rankly.com, you should consider becoming one. Registration is fast, free and easy. At rankly.com, we aim to give you the best of everything - including stuff like the Best Scottish Clan Status of All Time list.

Get your friends to vote! Spread this URL or share:

Items just added

    1
    Scottish clan

    Scottish clan

    Scottish clans (from Gaelic clann, "progeny"), give a sense of identity and shared descent to people in Scotland and to their relations throughout the world, with a formal structure of Clan Chiefs recognised by the court of the Lord Lyon, King of Arms which acts as an authority concerning matters of heraldry and Coat of Arms. Most clans have their own tartan patterns, usually dating from the 19th century, and members of the clan may wear kilts, plaids, sashes, ties, scarves, or other items of clothing made of the appropriate tartan as a badge of membership and as a uniform where appropriate. The modern image of clans, each with their "own" tartan and specific land, was promulgated by the Scottish author Sir Walter Scott and others. Historically, tartan designs were associated with Lowland and Highland districts whose weavers tended to produce cloth patterns favoured in those districts. By process of social evolution, it followed that the clans/families prominent in a particular district would wear the tartan of that district, and it was but a short step for that community to become identified by it. Clans generally identify with geographical areas originally controlled by the
    8.00
    4 votes
    2

    Armigerous clan

    An armigerous clan is a Scottish clan, family or name which is registered with the Court of the Lord Lyon and once had a chief who bore undifferenced arms, but does not have a chief currently recognized as such by Lyon Court. Before 1745 all chiefs had arms; however, not all of these are recorded in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland, which was only established in 1672. In Scottish heraldry undifferenced arms are only held by chiefs or heads of clans, families, or names. A clan is considered a "noble incorporation" because a clan chief is a title of honour in Scotland and the chief confers his or her noble status onto the clan. Because armigerous clans do not have such chiefs, they are not recognised as noble communities and have no legal standing under Scots law.
    8.00
    1 votes
    Get your friends to vote! Spread this URL or share:

    Discuss Best Scottish Clan Status of All Time

    Top List Voters