Clan Ruthven

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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 Ruthven together with members bearing the name Ruthven, the related families and those recognised as septs of Clan Ruthven.

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  • promoting the entries of those bearing the name Ruthven on Wikitree.
  • ensuring entries appearing on Wikitree are as accurate as possible, correcting mistakes once spotted.
  • encouraging interest in and study of Clan Ruthven



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Clan Ruthven

Crest: A ram’s head couped Sable armed Or
Motto: Deid schaw
District: Perthshire
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Gowrie, Rothven, Rothveyn, Rothwen, Ruthen, Ruthfen, Ruthven, Ruffin, Ruthwein, Ruthyn, Rythven

Clan Branches

  • Ruthven of Gowrie (chiefs)
  • Ruthven of Freeland

Allied Clans

  • Clan Moncreiffe

Rival clans

  • Clan Charteris

Names associated with the clan:

  • Lord Ruthven
  • Earl of Gowrie
  • Earl of Brentford

Castles and Palace

  • Dirleton Castle
  • Scone Abbey
  • Scone Palace
  • Gowrie House
  • Freeland House (now the main School House of Strathallan School)
  • Trochrie Castle

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Ruthven tartan
Ruthven tartan

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