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Clan Books, Culture, Irish, Scottish -

Scots in Spirit is excited to bring you Scottish and Irish Clan Books as part of our clan collection range.  Each book focuses on a single Clan and details its origins, history, stories, and folklore. One of these books would make the perfect addition to your clan memorabilia collection, or perhaps as a gift.   There are 158 Scottish and 83 Irish Clan Books to choose from. You can view and purchase them by following the links below:  Scottish Clan Books (A - L) Scottish Clan Books (M - Y) Irish Clan Books  

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Abercrombie, Clan, culture, history, scotland, scottish -

Clan Abercrombie Crest: A falcon rising belled, Proper Motto: Petit Alta (Latin) - He seeks high deeds Tartan: The sett was recorded by Logan about 1831. Clan Chief: None; Abercrombie 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. The name comes from the barony of Abercromby in Fife, its first recorded bearer was William de Abercromby in 1296. The Abercrombies of that Ilk, the premier family, became extinct in...

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culture, new zealand, scottish, tartan, tartan day -

1 July is International Tartan Day - the worldwide celebration of Scottish heritage.  New Zealand is rich with Scottish ancestry, with most Kiwis being able to trace their family ties back to Scotland, so this is an excellent opportunity to get in touch with your Scottish roots by wearing a little bit of tartan and finding out more about Scottish culture. International Tartan Day is celebrated on the anniversary of the repeal of the 1747 Act of Proscription, which banned the wearing of tartan (among other things). The day is celebrated around the world in a number of different ways,...

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culture, new zealand, scottish, tartan, tartan day -

In New Zealand and Australia, this is celebrated on July 1 – only a month away! To the thousands of New Zealanders with Scottish ancestry, make sure you wear a touch of tartan (or even a lot of tartan) on 1 July. It is a fun opportunity to reconnect with your culture and celebrate your family heritage. Why the first of July? It is the anniversary of the Repeal Proclamation of 1782, which annulled the Act of Proscription 1746 – this banned wearing tartan, and was one of a number of measures put in place in the wake of the...

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hamilton and young, heathergems, jewellery, mothers day, scottish, tartan -

This year Scots in Spirit will be celebrating Mothers Day by offering a 10% discount across all products in our Women's section. This includes fabulous products such as our new Hamilton & Young jewellery range, Heathergems, tartan scarves and sashes, fabrics, and much more.  All you need to do is enter the discount code MUMS when making a purchase through our website.   This promotion is valid until Mothers Day on 14 May. If you have any questions or require any specific delivery arrangements, feel free to contact Graham on (09) 971 7694 or graham@scotsinspirit.com.   

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