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Re: Any Caithness McGregor History ?
At 20:54 13/03/00 -0500, you wrote:
>Hi -- Judith Harper
>Joe - Am interested in this Children of the Mist Message board. Would you
>please send me the address? Many thanks
>The web address is ::
>P.S. The Macgregor Clan are known as the "Children of the Mist " ---- there
>are Sinclairs and other clan names which were used by the MacGregor Clan due
>to the proscription , thus they are found in many family trees under the
> Septs (adopted surnames ) !!
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The ancestor of the McGregor Clan is supposed to be the 10th Century
but it is more generally assumed to have been derived from the given
During the Middle Ages the Clan had a reputation for lawlessness and, as
mentioned several times on the list, the name was proscribed from 1603 -
again from 1693 - 1784 when the McGregors were required to take another name.
Nevertheless, the McGregors seems to have survived in large numbers as any
directory will show. Good luck to them.
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