Burnett Tartan & Clan

The Burnett family is an illustrious Scottish family, with history going back to before the Norman Conquest, an ancient coat-of-arms and a record of many distinguished members in the church, in letters, in the law and in the military.

Clan Burnett Crest & Motto

Burnett

"Virescit Vulnere Virtus"

Courage Flourishes at a Wound
OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Burnett TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE Burnett NAME MEAN?
It is much debated whether the name Burnett evolved from Burnard or Bernard or whether it was an individual surname in its own right.

WHERE DOES THE Burnett CLAN HAIL FROM?
Crathes Castle is the historical seat of the Burnetts.

Burnards (the name later evolved to Burnett) were given the large barony of Farningdoun / Farnington in Roxburghshire, not far from the ScotlandShop HQ, under a new system of land-holding instigated by King David I.