MacKenzie

MacKenzie Tartan & Clan

During the 18th century, the chief of the clan - Francis MacKenzie, 1st Baron Seaforth - created several now famous regiments from members of his clan. the regiments he created include the Highland Light Infantry and the Seaforth Highlanders. these regiments fought in Clan MacKenzies tartan. The Second regiment of Seaforth Highlanders was commonly known as the Ross-shire Buffs. All of the MacKenzie regiments had distinguished records in the wars against Napoleon and in the Indian Wars.

Clan MacKenzie Crest & Motto

Mackenzie

"Luceo Non Uro"

I shine Not Burn
OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE MacKenzie TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE MacKenzie NAME MEAN?
MacKenzie comes from the Gaelic Mac Coinnich meaning Son of the fair bright one.

WHERE DOES THE MacKenzie CLAN HAIL FROM?
Ross-shire in the Highlands

Clan MacKenzie's historic seat is Eilean Donan Castle