Surnames/tags: Scottish_Clans MacDonald_of_Clanranald
Welcome to Clan MacDonald of Clanranald
|Clan MacDonald of Clanranald Team|
|Team Leader||Andrew Macdonald|
|Team Members||Shauna MacDonald|
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The focus of this team's work is to identify, improve and maintain profiles associated with the Lairds and Chiefs of Clan MacDonald of Clanranald together with members bearing the name Ross, the related families and those recognised as septs of Clan MacDonald of Clanranald.
Team To Do List
This list will be developed by the Team. If you are working on a specific task, please list it here:
- promoting the entries of those bearing the name MacDonald on Wikitree.
- ensuring entries appearing on Wikitree are as accurate as possible, correcting mistakes once spotted.
- encouraging interest in and study of Clan MacDonald of Clanranald.
Other Names Associated with the Clan
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Macdonald of Clanranald
Clan Macdonald of Clanranald is a Scottish clan and a branch of Clan Donald one of the largest Scottish clans. The founder of the Macdonalds of Clanranald is Reginald, 4th great-grandson of Somerled. The Macdonalds of Clanranald descend from Reginald's elder son Allan and the MacDonells of Glengarry descend from his younger son Donald. The clan chief of the Macdonalds of Clanranald is traditionally designated as The and today both the chief and clan are recognised by the Lord Lyon King of Arms, the heraldic judge in Scotland.
- Clan Chief: Ranald Alexander MacDonald of Clanranald, 24th Chief and Captain of Clanranald
- Crest: A triple-towered castle Argent masoned Sable, and issuing from the centre tower a dexter arm in armour embowed grasping a sword all Proper crest
- Motto: My hope is constant in thee
- Slogan: Dh'aindeoin co theiraedh e
- Region: Highlands
- District: Hebrides
- Plant badge: Common heath
- Pipe music: Spaidsearachd Mhic Mhic Ailein ("Clanranald's March"), Failte Mhic Mhic Ailein ("Clanranald's Salute") and the Cruinneachadh Mac Mhic Ailein ("Clanranald's Gathering").
- Gaelic name: Mac Mhic Ailein (MacAllan)
Principal Cadet Families
- Macdonalds of Glenaladale
- Macdonald of Knoydart
- Macdonalds of Kinlochmoidart
- Macdonalds of Belfinlay
- Macdonalds of Boisdale
- Lairds of Morar
- Minor Cadet Families
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