MacFadyen Tartan & Clan

The MacFadyen's were the first sept to join Clan MacLaine

Clan MacFadyen Crest & Motto

Macfadyen

"Lamh Laidir An Uachtar"

The Strong Hand From Above
OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE MacFadyen TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE MacFadyen NAME MEAN?
The name macfadyen comes from the Gaelic Mc Pháidín meaning son of little Patrick

WHERE DOES THE MacFadyen CLAN HAIL FROM?
The McFadyens were the original owners of the lands at Lochbuie

Hector MacLaine was given land by the MacDonalds, when he went to claim his land he found that the McFadyens already occupied the land. The MacFadyen's gave Hector permission to build a castle for mutual protection, however once the castle was complete Hector used the castle to start a war with the MacFadyen's.