2 edition of Clan MacFarlane found in the catalog.
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|Pagination||xvi, 139 p. :|
|Number of Pages||94|
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Continued loyalty to the Stuart descendants resulted in them joining the Marquess of Montrose in support of. The MacFarlane clan motto is "This I'll Defend".
Perhaps the link to Bartholomew and being sons of Parlan was a useful cover, obscuring the link to the Far Land? It was really a civil war where Scots wanting progress and in some respects, freedom from the terrible paucity of living standards of clan life, joined superior forces to crush an archaic enigma.
Some of the reprisals were basically some clan cleaning up old scores against another under the guise of being English troops. Revenge of course was often exacted and the innocent from one situation often became avengers.
There was a branch of the clan in Aberdeenshire, in Braemar and into Strathspey. Is Clan MacFarlane or Farlane just simply "Far Land"?
Does this southwestern region actually have an ancient link to Clan MacFarlane? Or that it is from the Old Irish Partholon which exists as a name possibly with some connection to the Hebrew name Bartholomew. The women were weighted Clan MacFarlane by voluminous dresses of the day. Where names are linked to other clans, and many names above are, any connection to a particular clan would need to be checked by genealogical methods.
Some did survive and today there are still descendants of these folk in New Zealand, even in the Fiordland region.
The romantic notion of Tribal or Clan society is not altogether a realistic perspective, and many were the disputes among clan families as to which had the power or control or seniority.
The English authorities used Australia Botany Bay and Port Phillip , Van Diemans Land now Tasmania - where the notorious Port Arthur penal settlement was located , as well as Norfolk Island, as penal colonies.