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Lairds of Bonshaw Tower & House 1506 – To date

September 2020

Chart of the Lairds of Bonshaw Tower & House 1506 to date. Click on the chart for a larger version. Those marked in Bold are Lairds of Bonshaw Tower & House John Irving of Robgill ...


Heads of the Clan Irving of Bonshaw 1506 – To current Clan Chief

September 2020

Those marked in Bold are of Bonshaw Edward Irving of Bonshaw (d. by 1605) had a younger brother Christopher Irving of Robgill & Annan known as “Black Christie” (died 1604) whose first...


To Be Recognised As Clan Chief

August 2019

To be recognised as Clan Chief & Chief of the Name & Arms of a Scottish Clan by the Court of the Lord Lyon carries with it a certain responsibility that still has relevance in today’s contem...


Clan Chief vs. Laird

March 2019

There is a common misunderstanding of exactly what is meant by the Scottish title of Clan Chief and what is meant by the Scots term of Laird. For quite a few people this has been confused to mean o...