MacIntyre Tartan & Clan

MacIntyres participated in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms and the Jacobite rising of 1745–46 but they did not operate as an independent body. The clan served as foresters to the Lords of Lorne and as pipers to the chiefs of Clan Menzies and the MacDonalds of Clanranald.

Clan MacIntyre Crest & Motto

Macintyre

"Per Ardua"

Through Adversity
OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE MacIntyre TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE MacIntyre NAME MEAN?
The name MacIntyre means son of the carpenter There is a story that the Clan became known through this name because the progenitor of the Clan, a chap named Maurice, drilled holes in Olav the Red's boat. When Olav set sail, the boat began to sink and the carpenter leapt to Olav's aide and plugged the holes in exchange for his daughter's hand in marriage.

WHERE DOES THE MacIntyre CLAN HAIL FROM?
Argyll

Clan MacIntyre's war cry is Cruachan!