Maitland Tartan & Clan

The current Earl of Lauderdale is Ian Maitland, he is the 18th Earl, however he is not chief of the Lauder Clan. The Clan Seat is Thirlestane Castle in the Scottish Borders.

Clan Maitland Crest & Motto

Maitland

"Consilio Et Animis"

By wisdom and courage
OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Maitland TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE Maitland NAME MEAN?
The name originates from Lauder in Berwickshire

WHERE DOES THE Maitland CLAN HAIL FROM?
From one common ancestor in Normandy to Lauderdale in the Scottish Borders

During the 16th century the status of the Maitlands changed from border lairds living in a peel tower to peers living in a grand castle in Lauderdale, owners of all the land in sight.