Shaw Tartan & Clan

The second chief of the clan was a chap called Shaw MacGhillechrist Mhic Iain,his nickname was sgorfhiachlach which sounds like somebody clearing their throat but actually means Bucktooth. Old Bucktooth led the Shaws to victory at the Battle of the North Inch, a staged trial by combat witnessed by King Robert III and the Dauphin of France.

Clan Shaw Crest & Motto

Shaw

"Fide Et Fortitudine"

By Fidelity and Fortitude
OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Shaw TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE Shaw NAME MEAN?
From the Gaelic sitheach meaning wolf

WHERE DOES THE Shaw CLAN HAIL FROM?
Clan Shaw's lands are in Strathspey with the historic seat being at the Doune of Rothiemurchus

Clan Shaw's Plant Badge is Red whortleberry