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North Berwick Witch Trials

  The witches’ gathering of Halloween 1590 in North Berwick was one of the most infamous gatherings, especially because of the ensuing trials, which sentenced many innocent people to their death, purely for political gain. Edinburgh Castle Esplanade. The Witches’ … Continue reading

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Knights Templar First Headquarters

The first headquarters of the Knights Templar, on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The Crusaders called it the Temple of Solomon and it was from this location that the Knights took their name of Templar. The Carruthers have two chevrons … Continue reading

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History of the Kirking of the Tartans: is it really Scottish?

  Ancient and Honorable Carruthers Clan Society International   HISTORY OF KIRKING OF THE TARTANS This Sunday all over the world many churches will observe the Kirkin’ o’ th’ Tartans, a celebration of Scottish heritage and culture. What is The Kirking of … Continue reading

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How the Carruthers attained Theave Castle.

  Battle of Erkinholm, 1455, The Capture of the Earl of Orma The Battle of Erkinholme is more commonly referred to as the Battle of Arkinholm, albeit it’s known by some as the Battle of Langholm, primarily because it was … Continue reading

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Mouswald

  Ancient and Honorable Carruthers Clan Society International Mouswald   At one time it was believed that William de Carruthers was the first Carruthers mentioned in recorded history when he made a donation to the Abbey of Newbattle during the … Continue reading

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Rammerscales

Ancient and Honorable Carruthers Clan Society Internaional I have done several family history charts with different members, and all three have connections to Rammerscales.  I thought I would share this with everyone.    Rammerscales was an estate that was in the … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Flags

Ancient and Honorable Carruthers Clan Society International     Scotland Flag and The Royal Flag of Scotland   The Flag of Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: bratach na h-Alba; Scots: Banner o Scotland), also known as St Andrew’s Cross or the Saltire, … Continue reading

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