Scottish clan appoints first chief in centuries after 30-year search

Scottish clan appoints first chief in centuries after 30-year search
 

One of Scotland’s most ancient clans has appointed its first chief in more than 300 years.
John Michael Baillie-Hamilton Buchanan has assumed the chiefship of the Clan Buchanan after his claim was formally upheld by the Lord Lyon King of Arms, the head of Lyon court which regulates Scottish heraldry.
The role was last held by his ancestral kinsman John Buchanan until his death without a male heir in 1681.
Buchanan, who is the manager of Cambusmore estate, near Dornoch in Sutherland, and will now be known as The Buchanan, said that he was “honoured and proud” to assume the chiefship. “There... read more

 
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