Stewart Ancient Hunting Tartan Rug
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The Stewart clan records their ancestor as Banquo, Thane of Lochaber ( who is also mentioned in Shakespeare’s MacBeth). Descended from an ancient family who cam to Scotland as David I became King. Lands were given to the family in Renfrewshire and East Lothian and the family were given the office of High Stewart. The founder of the royal family of Stewarts was Walter, the son of Alan or Fitz-Alan from Shropshire, England.
The Stewart Ancient Hunting tartan is is a light bright blue and green with darker blue and red.
Crest: A pelican argent, winged, feeding her young in the nest.
Gaelic Name: Stiùbhard
Motto: Virescit vulnere virtus (Courage grows strong at a wound)
Lands: Renfrewshire, Teviotdale and Lauderdale
Origin of Name: From the High Steward of Scotland
ABOUT THE RUG
Materials: All of our rugs are 80% British Wool and 20% Nylon. Woven 8 row Axminster with a heavy commercial quality.