Montgomery Tartan & Clan

The name of Montgomery derives from an ancient Norman family, who held the Castle of St. Foy de Montgomery near Lisieux, in France. Tradition asserts that the name can be traced back to a Roman commander called Gomericus. Today the family are represented by the Montgomerie Earls of Eglinton and Winton, who live near Cargill in Perthshire.

Clan Montgomery Crest & Motto

Montgomery

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OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Montgomery TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE Montgomery NAME MEAN?
Montgomery is a surname which comes from Saint-Germain-de-Montgommery in Normandy

WHERE DOES THE Montgomery CLAN HAIL FROM?
The Montgomery lands are Eglinton, Ardrossan and Kintyre

Eglinton Castle in Ayrshire passed by marriage from the Eglintons to the Montgomery family in the 14th century and Hugh Montgomery was made Earl of Eglinton in 1508. A long standing family feud with the Cunninghams resulted in the Castle being burnt in 1528.