Clan Crawford - Wikipedia

Clan Crawford is a lowland Scottish clan of Scandinavian and Anglo-English origin. Since the early 18th century an erroneous belief was held by some historians that the clan had Norman origins, but this belief has been shown to be false and based on spurious comparisons of the arms of Crawford with those of the Earl of Richmond.District: Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire and Ayrshire…

History of the Crawford Family - Rampant Scotland

History of the Crawford Clan. - Crawford. The youngest son of the 4th Earl of Richmond (who was descended from the Duke of Brittany) was granted lands in the Barony of Craufurd (from "crow ford") in Lanarkshire in the 12th century by King David I and the family took the surname from the placename. In 1127 Sir Gregan Crawford was involved in the legendary incident when King David was saved from ...…

Lindsay Clan tattoos - what do they mean? Scottish Clan ...

Lindsay Scottish clan tattoos - what do they mean? Tattoo Designs & Symbols - Clan Lindsay tattoo meanings ... Sir William de Lindesay, sat in the Parliament of 1164 and was afterwards a justiciar. He held the lands of Crawford, the earldom of which was ultimately to be the premier title of the chiefs, but he sat in Parliament as baron of ...…