Ross Tartan & Clan

Ferquhard Ross helped King Alexander II quell a rebellion in the Moray and Ross regions. The King was overwhelmed by the rebels so, Ferquhard rode in and put them down. Ferquhard presented the heads of the rebel leaders to Alexander who knighted him and presented him with lands in Ross-shire.

Clan Ross Crest & Motto

Ross

"Spem Successus Alit"

Success Nourishes Hope
OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Ross TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE Ross NAME MEAN?
The first recorded chief of the Clan Ross was "Fearcher Mac an t-Sagirt" which means "son of the priest"

WHERE DOES THE Ross CLAN HAIL FROM?
Ross-shire

The Clan Ross plant badge is Juniper, or bearberry