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Posted: 2/25/2001 11:19:21 AM EDT
contras21 I thought you might like the haggis thing when I saw your reply to "Roadkill". So,any other Clansmen out there? [;)]
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Mother's side of the family Clan Donnacaidh (Reed, sept of Robertson) and my father's side were from Fife County. Came over to the US in 1853. I'm the big guy with the kilt on..... [img]http://albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=951120&a=6955614&p=29887540&Sequence=0&res=high[/img]
Link Posted: 2/25/2001 1:43:52 PM EDT
Striker,Templar Thanks for sounding off!!! "Touch Not The Cat Bot A Glove"
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Link Posted: 3/3/2001 4:45:48 AM EDT
Sorry that I missed this until I did a search... Lamont Highland Clan Argle-Sutherland region of Scotland Actually my family is a Sept of the Lamont Clan. I do have the Kilt, and all the good stuff that goes with it, except for a Dirk...looking for a good one. As soon as I can find the wedding pics, I will scan a pic of me in my Kilt along with the other two that showed up in similar fashion...the Piper and the Drummer. Ne Parcus Nec Spernas (Neither Spare Nor Dispose)
Link Posted: 3/3/2001 4:50:25 AM EDT
I forgot... I just love being viewed as a Barbarian, and if people only knew... [:D]
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I found this, and am actually considering getting one. http://www.utilikilts.com/
Link Posted: 3/3/2001 12:17:08 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/3/2001 12:31:27 PM EDT by Striker]
Link Posted: 3/3/2001 12:46:50 PM EDT
[IMG]http://www.tartans.com/clans/Donnachaidh/g/robertson.gif[/IMG] "For so long as a hundred of us remain alive, we will never in any degree be subject to the Dominion of the English, since it is not for Glory, or Riches, or Honor we fight, but for Liberty Alone which no Good man loses but with his Life." Declaration of Arbroath 1320.
Link Posted: 3/3/2001 12:59:33 PM EDT
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Clan Lindsay here, not to sure of our history but I do know we have our own tartan(sp?).
Link Posted: 3/3/2001 1:36:12 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Striker: [url]http://www.landmhighland.com/landm/contact.html[/url] Try here Contras21 I don't know if they carry Dirks but if you click on the Resellers link there are links to more suppliers.
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Thanks for the link! I did look at their Dirks, and for the one that I would like...I could buy 5 or 6 Mags (30 rounders)...What is a person to do????? Oh but for a few inches of good, cold Highland steel...
Link Posted: 3/3/2001 1:37:36 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Striker: Anyone like Highlander the movie as much as me?
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You betcha!!! And my wife does too!!
Link Posted: 3/3/2001 1:39:01 PM EDT
Templar... Nice post!!! Well Done!
Link Posted: 3/3/2001 2:14:20 PM EDT
I like to read the Declaration of Arbroath every now and again...I get the same feeling reading it as I do reading the Declaration of Independence. Erickm......my ancestors stole cattle from your ancestors.... [}:D] The Lindsey's and the Donnacaidh's (also known as Robertson) are Border Clans...meaning they lived along the border between Scotland and England. The Nixons, Kerrs, and Armstrongs are also prominent Border Clans. The Border was a lawless place, especially prior to the Union of 1707 which joined England and Scotland. Cattle thieving, extorsion, kidnapping, and murder were popular pastimes on both sides of the Border. The Donnacaidh's and the Lindseys were usually rivals and rustled cattle from each other as often as possible. I'm willing to bury the hatchet if you are.... [BD]
Link Posted: 3/3/2001 2:25:22 PM EDT
Proud Scotish/German here. No names, but my clan was strongly represented in Braveheart. Couldn't be more proud of my heritage.
Link Posted: 3/3/2001 2:29:41 PM EDT
Originally Posted By M4: Proud Scotish/German here. No names, but my clan was strongly represented in Braveheart. Couldn't be more proud of my heritage.
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Outstanding! It is a well known fact that a platoon of Highlanders is more than equal to a company of any other fighting force on the face of the Earth...
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Kammie Kilts? That would be the "Black Watch" eh? "There can be only One" [:D] Touch not the cat bot a glove.
Link Posted: 3/4/2001 10:09:17 AM EDT
Oh, for a brief history: The Gow Clan goes back to Pictish origin( I know they were pagens,but we've moved forward since then.)Coming from the Ancient Invernesshire Family,before the 1100's. William Wallace would be proud!!!
Link Posted: 3/4/2001 10:22:45 AM EDT
Link Posted: 3/4/2001 10:35:43 AM EDT
I just now viewed "utilikilts.com" What a gas.My 17yr old son say's he's just gotta get a camo kilt. kpel308, Maybe we should do a Group Purchase sans cargo pockets. With the AR15.com logo!!!
Link Posted: 3/4/2001 10:58:43 AM EDT
Link Posted: 3/4/2001 12:34:12 PM EDT
Clan MacFarland here. "......none were more warlike than the MacFarlands, described as thieves, cuthroats, and murderers....." Taken from some of my old fmily history material. We actually had a song that went "Off to lift the cattle we go!" And the moon ws often called "MacFarlands Lantern" because of our nightly cattle thefts. LOCH SLOY!!! (Our battle cry" Balming http://balmingsmilitaria.safeshopper.com/
Link Posted: 3/4/2001 1:10:23 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 3/4/2001 1:28:38 PM EDT
Agreed on the t-shirt. due to my locale, want desert camo [:)] or How about we commission Striker's mom ? [:D]
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Link Posted: 3/4/2001 3:43:33 PM EDT
Yeah, Thats what I'm talkin about! How about it Striker? Don't make me start a new topic on this! OK,Maybe tommorow...
Link Posted: 3/4/2001 4:56:47 PM EDT
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