MacLeod Tartan Rug
The MacLeod clan is descended from Leod, the son of Olaf the Black, the Norse Kind of Man and the Isles in the 13th century. Leod married the daughter and heiress of MacRaild on Skye around 1220 who bought him Castle Dunvegan, he also inherited Lewis and Harris on his fathers death. Leod had almost full control over the whole of the hebrides in 1263 following the defeat of King Haakon of Norway.
The MacLeod tartan is a dark mix of blue and green with black and yellow and red stripes.
Crest:A bull’s head between two flags.
Motto: Hold Fast.
Motto: Virtue mine honour
Lands: Morven,Mull, Coll, Tiree
Origin of Name: Gaelic, MacGhille-Eoin (Son of the servant of John)
Clan Chief: Sir Lachlan MacLean of Duart and Morven
ABOUT THE RUG
Materials: All of our rugs are 80% British Wool and 20% Nylon. Woven 8 row Axminster with a heavy commercial quality.