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Clan Innes

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Clan Innes

Clan Innes
Crest: A boar's head erased Proper.
District Moray
Clan Innes has no chief, and is an armigerous clan
Last Chief Sir James Innes, 6th Baronet
Died 19 July 1823
Note: Guy Innes-Ker, the 10th Duke of Roxburghe is undoubtedly the Chief of Clan Innes, however he cannot be so recognised as retains the name Innes-Ker.

Clan Innes is a Scottish clan. The clan is without a chief that is recognized by the Lord Lyon King of Arms; therefore it can be considered an armigerous clan. The clan takes its name from the lands of Innes in Moray, Scotland.

Clan Innes claims descent from a Berowald, a [1] The present duke of Roxburghe is heir to the chiefship of the clan, however since he bears the surname Innes-Ker the Lord Lyon King of Arms will not recognise him as chief of the name Innes.[2]

The crest badge suitable for clan members to wear contains the heraldic crest of a boar's head erased Proper, and the heraldic motto of BE TRAIST.[3]

See also


  1. ^ "Clan Innes".  
  2. ^ The Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs Requirements for Recognition
  3. ^  

External links

  • Innes Clan Society
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