The current clan chief is Ian Maitland, 18th Earl of Lauderdale and the Clan Seat is Thirlestane Castle in the Scottish Borders
Clan Maitland and Lauder Crest & Motto
"Consilio Et Animis"
WHAT DOES THE Maitland and Lauder NAME MEAN?
The name originates from Lauder in Berwickshire
WHERE DOES THE Maitland and 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.