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Ranald Alasdair MacDonald of Keppoch


Court of the Lord Lyon

_____________

Interlocutor of the

Lord Lyon King of Arms

in

the Petition of

RANALD ALASDAIR MACDONALD OF KEPPOCH

of date 4 November 1986

 

Edinburgh,     May 2004;  The Lord Lyon King of Arms, having considered the foregoing Petition with the productions and proof adduced and having regard to the Interlocutor of the Lord Lyon King of Arms (Sir Malcolm Innes of Edingight KCVO) of date 27 August 1990 and in particular the Findings in Fact (1) THAT the Petitioner, born Glasgow 19 February 1930, is the eldest son of Donald MacDonald and his wife Margaret MacCormack;  (2) THAT the said Donald MacDonald, died Glasgow 4 December 1977, was the fourth son of Collin MacDonald and his wife Margaret Gillies;  (3) THAT Alexander MacDonald, eldest son of the said Collin MacDonald did, while in life, nominate his younger brother Huntly MacDonald, third son of the said Collin Macdonald, to succeed him in the Chiefship and the undifferenced Arms of MacDonald of Keppoch;  (4) THAT Alexander MacDonald, second son of Collin MacDonald, has issue, a son Collin MacDonald;  (5) THAT the said Huntly MacDonald did, while in life, nominate his younger brother Donald MacDonald, the Petitioner’s father, to succeed him in the Chiefship and undifferenced Arms of MacDonald of Keppoch;  (6) THAT the said Collin MacDonald was the second son, but eventual heir male, of Alexander (known as Alasdair Raonuill) MacDonald and his wife Margaret Cameron;  (7) THAT the said Alexander MacDonald was the eldest son of Ranald (known as Raonuill) MacDonald, crofter in Brackletter, cattle drover and dealer, and his wife Margaret Ross;  (8) THAT the said Ranald MacDonald was the elder son of Donald (known as Domhnaill) MacDonald and his wife Margaret Kennedy;  (9) THAT Alexander MacDonald of Inverroy Mor was the elder son of Donald Gorm MacDonald of Inverroy Mor;  (10) THAT Donald Gorm MacDonald of Inverroy Mor was the fourth son of Alexander Buy MacDonald 14th Chief;  (11) THAT no heirs male of the body exist of Allan MacDonald, of Archibald MacDonald 15th Chief and of Alexander MacDonald the first, second and third sons respectively of Alexander Buy MacDonald 14th Chief;  and in conformity with the Interlocutor of the First Division of the Inner House of the Court of Session of date 30 January 2004, wherein the said Court of Session (one) made a finding-in-fact that Donald MacDonald was descended from and was heir male of the body of Alexander of Inverroy Mor through two intervening generations recorded in the slionneadh of Donald the Drover as Donald and Ranald;  that that finding, taken with findings (1) to (11) of the said Lord Lyon (Innes of Edingight) set out above, completed the Petitioner’s pedigree as the heir of Alexander Buy, the 14th Chief of the MacDonalds of Keppoch;  and that the Petitioner’s entitlement should be recognised “for aught yet seen”, (two) for aught yet seen OFFICIALLY RECOGNISED the Petitioner as Ranald Alasdair Macdonald of Keppoch, Chief of the Name and Arms of the Honourable Clanranald, Mac‑‘ic‑Raonuill, and (three) remitted the process to the Lord Lyon to proceed as accords in respect of the Petitioner’s claim for confirmation of Arms, THEREFORE, the Lord Lyon King of Arms, for aught yet seen (Primo) MAINTAINS, RATIFIES and CONFIRMS unto the Petitioner and his heirs male, Chief of the Name and Arms of MacDonald of Keppoch and of the Honourable Clanranald, Mac‑‘ic‑Raonuill, the following Ensigns Armorial, videlicet:- Quarterly, 1st, Or, a lion rampant Gules armed and langued Azure, 2nd, Argent, a dexter hand Gules holding a cross crosslet fitchée Sable, 3rd, Argent, a lymphad sails unfurled and oars in action Sable flagged Gules, 4th, Azure, a salmon naiant Proper.  Above the Shield is placed an Helm befitting his degree with a Mantling Gules doubled Or 6  7 , and on a Wreath of the Liveries is set for Crest an eagle displayed Gules crowned of a ducal coronet Or, and in an Escrol over the same this Motto “AIR MUIR ’S TIR” and in another Escrol below the same this Motto “DIA ’S NAOMH AINDREA”; and on a compartment below the Shield comprising a rock Proper charged with the outline of a footprint are set for Supporters two wild boars Azure armed Argent langued Gules crined Or, each holding a Lochaber axe, its head facing outwards, Proper the cutting edge Sanguinée;  and for his Standard three and a half metres long having Azure a St. Andrew’s Cross Argent in the hoist of two tracts Gules and Or with his Crest depicted once and the slogan “DIA ’S NAOMH AINDREA” in letters Sable in the fly;  and for his Pinsel 135 centimetres long and 60 centimetres high Gules, bearing the foresaid Crest within a strap of leather Gules buckled and embellished Argent inscribed with the Motto “AIR MUIR ‘S AIR TIR” in letters also Argent all within a circlet of the Last, fimbriated Azure, bearing his title “MAC‑‘IC‑RAONUILL” in letters Gules and in the fly, surmounted of a sprig of white heather Proper, being the proper plant-Badge of Clanranald of Lochaber, the slogan “DIA ‘S NAOMH AINDREA” in letters Sable, and (Secundo) GRANTS WARRANT to the Lyon Clerk to matriculate the foresaid Ensigns Armorial in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland.

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