Clan Calder

Basic Info.

Calder Clan Crest

Calder Clan Crest


Crest: A hart’s head cabossed, Sable, attired Gules
Motto: Be Mindful
Lands: Cawdor
Region: Highlands
Historic Seat: Cawdor Castle, Nairn
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan

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Calder Tartan

Campbell of Cawdor Clan

Campbell of Cawdor Clan

Campbell of Cawdor Clan tartan (There is no registered tartan for this clan)

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Clan History

cawdorcastleCalder History

The name comes from Caithness, its original form being ‘Caldell’.

Hugh de Cadella was a French Knight created Thane of Calder, now known as Cawdor, in Nairn. Hugh de Kaledouer witnessed a charter by William the Lion at Montrose between 1178 and 1198, and also the gift of a toft in Forfar to Willelmus de Haia.

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Clan Lands

Calder Lands


Calder Clan

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