Sword: claymore

Claymore (Accepted)

Claymore (Accepted)

The “claymore” (Scots Gaelic claidheamh mór) is the traditional great sword of Scotland.  In the Society, the claymore is drawn as the actual 16th C. artifact [Stone 181], with angled quillons terminating in trefoils.  The modern heraldic stylization, with a basket hilt [Parker 566], is a post-period form.

Duncan MacGregor bears:  Gules, a cross and overall in saltire two claymores inverted, all conjoined Or.

Deaton Claymore bears:  Vert, two claymores in saltire surmounted by a third inverted proper, enfiling a ducal coronet Or.

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