Scrymgeour Tartan & Clan

During the Wars of Scottish Independence the Scrymgeours were confirmed as banner bearers by William Wallace and Parliament on 29 March 1298

Clan Scrymgeour Crest & Motto

Scrymgeour

"Dissipate"

Disperse
OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Scrymgeour TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE Scrymgeour NAME MEAN?
The Scrimgeour name is probably derived from the old English, ‘skrymsher’, meaning a ‘swordsman’.

WHERE DOES THE Scrymgeour CLAN HAIL FROM?
The family appears to have been well established in Fife long before their subsequent connection with the city of Dundee.

The current chief of Clan Scrymgeour is Alexander Scrymgeour, 12th Earl of Dundee who has followed his father into politics in the House of Lords.