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Discover the captivating history of Clan MacFarlane, one of Scotland's earliest clans with feudal charters, tracing their roots to the Celtic Earl of Lennox and their pivotal role in Scotland's fight for independence. Explore the intriguing origins of the MacFarlane name, from Gaelic variations to its connection with pre-Gaelic languages. Learn how the Plantation of Ulster influenced the clan's name variations. Plus, find out how the International Clan MacFarlane Society and Clan MacFarlane Heritage Trust work to preserve this rich heritage.
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Learn about the origins of this time-honoured tradition and discover how Robert Burns' poetry and songs continue to capture the hearts of the Scottish people.
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The origin of the Jack O' Lantern has roots in a Celtic holiday called Samhain that celebrates the end of summer and the final harvest.
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What is the Clan MacFarlane plant badge? Learn what it is and what its role it plays in the heritage of of the clan.