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Scrymgeour Clan

Deriving their name from the old English word, ‘skrymsher’, which means “swordsman”, the Scyrmgeour Clan originally settled in Fife.

It would be in Dundee, however, that the clan would come to be associated with in addition to Fife and it is in Dundee that their most well-known historic seat would be located at Fincharn Castle.

The current clan chief of clan Scyrmgeour is Alexander Scrymgeour, 12th Earl of Dundee.

Details

Septs: SCRIMGEOUR, SCRYMGEOUR
Motto: DISSIPATE
Translation: SCATTER
Crest: A lion's paw erased in bend Or holding a crooked sword or scymitar Argent.
scottish scrymgeour ancient tartan

Scrymgeour Ancient Tartan