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The Crest Symbol’s Meaning

In the Mar crest, the Chapeau or “cap of maintenance” means that the Chief of the Tribe is a peer, in this case an Earl. The wings symbolize swiftness & protection. The blue color (azure tincture) of the wings stands for truth & loyalty. The diagonal stripe (a bend) stands for a willingness to defend or protect.

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The Castles of Mar

Oh the history we share

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Our Heritage and Pride

Highland Games
There are many legends about the origins of the Scottish Games. The oldest traces the Games tradition back to the period of Roman invasions in the 2nd and 3rd centuries, where Scottish warriors reputedly displayed their bravery and strength by performing feats of skill and power in front of the opposing army.

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A sept is an English word for a division of a family, especially of a Scottish or Irish. In the context of Scottish clans, septs are families that followed another family’s chief. These smaller septs would then comprise, and be part of, the chief’s larger clan.

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The Scottish Deerhound appears to be a rough-coated Greyhound. He is however, larger in size and bigger in bone. He is a tall and slim sighthound with a saggy 3-4 inch long coat, beard, mustache and mane.

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Oh the Highlands

We love thee

PAINTED warriors

Who are the Picts?

People moved into Scotland after the last Ice Age, about 10,000 years ago. These people were hunter-gathers. However they left enough archeological evidence to have a fair idea of how they lived. They have been called the Mesolithic people.

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The oldest organized house in Britan

The Tribe of Mar is the oldest organized House in Britain. It relates to the Kingdom of Mar , and was one of nine Pictish Kingdoms. Mar lies between the Don and the Dee, and from the sea to the mountains.