Kerr Tartan & Clan

There was a disproportionately high number of left-handed swordsmen in the Kerr ranks which gave the Kerrs an advantage on the battlefield, the Kerrs even designed the spiral staircases in their castles to favour left-handed swordsmen.

Clan Kerr Crest & Motto

Kerr

"Sero Sed Serio"

Late But in Earnest
OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Kerr TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE Kerr NAME MEAN?
The name Kerr derives from the Norse Kjrr which meant marsh or swamp dweller

WHERE DOES THE Kerr CLAN HAIL FROM?
Roxburghshire in the Scottish Borders

James Hogg wrote: "But the Kerrs were aye the deadliest foes,That e’er to Englishmen were known,For they were all bred left handed men, And fence[defence] against them there was none."