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The Thomson family lived in Strathclyde, and the name comes from the ancient name Thomas (twin). The Thomson clan, is a sept under clan MacThomas. The MacThomas clan is unusual in that may of the members do not use the name MacThomas, using one of the many sept names. For example: Comb, McColm, Thom, Thomas, and Thomson. The clan is descended from Thomas, Tomaigh Mor, a Gaelic speaking Highlander in the 15th century and grandson of William MacKintosh, 7th Chief of Clan MacKintosh.
The Thomson tartan is a pale warm 2 tone brown with red.
Crest: A demi-cat-a-mountain rampant guardant, grasping in his dexter paw a serpent Vert, langued Gules, its tail environing the sinister paw.
Clan Motto: Deo Juvante Invidam Superabo (Latin – “With God’s help I will overcome envy”)
Clan Chief: Andrew MacThomas of Finegand
Plant Badge: Snowberry (but also the Red Whortleberry. like Clan Chattan
Gathering Place: The Cockstane (Clach na Coileach)
ABOUT THE RUG
Materials: All of our rugs are 80% British Wool and 20% Nylon. Woven 8 row Axminster with a heavy commercial quality.