Symbols

Clan MacRae Symbols

MacRae

from the Ancient Gaelic Macrath meaning ‘Son of Prosperity’ or ‘Divine Grace’

Patronymic

Macrath

Lands

Beauly and Kintail

Clan Seat

Inverinate, Inverness-shire  (MacRaes of Inverinate)

Slogan

Sgur Uran (The name of the highest peak in the Five Sisters , a mountain in Kintail)

Motto

Fortitudine (With fortitude)

Armorial Honours

“Ar. a fess betw. three mullets in chief and a lion ramp. in base gu.” officially documented in Burke’s General Armory. When translated, “Silver, a red middle third between three red stars in the upper third and a red lion attacking in base.” Above the shield and helmet is the crest which is described as “A hand grasping a scimitar, all naturally colored.” SeeArmorial Bearings for information regarding registration and use.Below are several examples of Clan MacRae Coats of Arms – click on the thumbnail to view the full size image.
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