Clan Donnachaidh

Clan Donnachaidh (Clan Robertson) is a Scots clan.

Clan Donnachaidh / Clan Robertson
MacDhonnchaidh, Robasdan
Clan member crest badge - Clan Robertson.svg
Crest: A dexter haund hauldin up an imperial croun Proper
MottoVirtutis gloria merces
War cryGarg 'nuair dhùisgear (Fierce when roused)
Plant badgebracken or fern
Pipe muisicClan Donnachie Has Arrived
Robertson of Struan Arms.svg
Alexander Robertson o Struan
The 24t Chief o Clan Donnachaidh


Thare are twa main theories as tae the oreegins o the Clan Robertson:

  1. That the foonder o the clan, Donn(a)chadh (Duncan) wis the seicont son o Angus MacDonald, Laird o the Isles.
  2. That the Robertsons ar lineal descendants o the Celtic Earls o Atholl, whose progenitor wis Kieeng Duncan I (Donnchadh in Scots Gaelic), eldest son o Malcolm II.