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Stewart Royal Tartan Sample

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Description

HISTORY

The Stewart clan records their ancestor as Banquo, Thane of Lochaber ( who is also mentioned in Shakespeare’s MacBeth). Descended from an ancient family who cam to Scotland as David I became King.  Lands were given to the family in Renfrewshire and East Lothian and the family were given the office of High Stewart. The founder of the royal family of Stewarts was Walter, the son of Alan or Fitz-Alan from Shropshire, England.

The Stewart Royal tartan is a deep red with with multi-coloured stripes.

Crest:  A pelican argent, winged, feeding her young in the nest.
Gaelic Name: Stiùbhard
Motto: Virescit vulnere virtus (Courage grows strong at a wound)
Badge: Thistle
Lands: Renfrewshire, Teviotdale and Lauderdale
Origin of Name: From the High Steward of Scotland

ABOUT THE CARPET

Materials: All of our carpets are 80% British Wool and 20% Nylon. Woven 8 row Axminster with a heavy commercial quality.

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