Coat of Arms The name of Wood was previously given as 'de Bosco', a Norman name which has become common throughout New England. The name also arises as an anglicisation of several Gaelic names which incorporate the word 'coill', also meanding 'wood'. In the mid fifteenth century Andrew Wood, a merchant trader of Leith, was employed by James III to protect the Scottish trade with Holland. In 1481 he defended Dum.....
"When the Romans finally left Britain shortly after 400 AD, they had never subdued Caledonia, as they called the region beyond Hadrian's Wall, that massive defensive structure right across northern Britain from coast to coast. It may have been the weather, or the terrain, or perhaps the northern temperament, which had for almost four hundred years prevented them from completing their final conquest. Out of the Dark Ages mists which followed the departure, there emerged in the Highland region of what was to become Scotland a system of social kinship which today spans the world.
Where it came from and how it evolved are questions which have taxed modern historian, but for hundreds of years the history of Scotland was formed according to the principles of power, loyalty, bravery, and daring. It was the powerful clans, septs and distinguished families of the nation that made it so and forged the clan system into Scotland's colorful history.
We are proud to honor the Clans of Scotland, Ireland and England with thousand of Clan Badges for the more than 5,000 Family Names and Septs. Proudly display your Clan heritage at family gatherings, festivals and historical attractions. They make for a wonderful eye-catching conversation piece!"
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