Clan MacLachlan - A Millenium of History

For nearly a thousand years, Clan MacLachlan has played a role in Scottish History.
This page gives some of the highlights in that long and honorable history.


Scotland 1808
  • Relocated from Ireland to Scotland in the 11th Century
  • Somerled's Revolt in 1164
  • Robert the Bruce's First Parliament in 1308
  • Many Allegiances and Ties Made with Clan Campbell
  • MacEwen Lands and Titles Lost in 1432
  • The MacLachlan Lands Received Charter in 1574
  • Aided the MacGregors in the Battle of Glen Fruin in 1603
  • Fought for Charles I at the Battle of Alford in 1645
  • Clan Lands Erected into Free Barony in 1680
  • Fought for the Bonnie Dundee at the Battle of Killiecrankie 1689
  • Joined The Jacobite Rebellion of 1715
  • Joined The Jacobite Rebellion of 1745
  • Fought for Prince Charles Edward Stuart at Culloden in 1746
  • Clan Lands Returned to Clan in 1749
  • Construction of New Castle Lachlan in 1794
  • Commanded Argyll Unit During WW I
  • Aided The Allied Cause During WW II

    11th And 12th Centuries

    13th And 14th Centuries

    15th And 16th Centuries

    17th Century - Civil Strife Abounds

    18th Century - The End of Civil Turmoil

    19th and 20th Centuries

    This site is maintained by the Clan MacLachlan Association of North America, Inc.
    This page was last updated on June 17, 2011.

    © 1996-2011 Clan MacLachlan Association of North America, Inc.