Lauder 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 Lauder Crest & Motto

Lauder

"Sub Umbra Alarum Tuarum"

Under the Shadow of Thy Wings
OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Lauder TARTAN:

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

WHERE DOES THE Lauder 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.