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New additional pipe tune from Dr. Neil Whitehead in New Zealand

30 August - 11:31 am

This latest rendition is in honour of Christopher Irving, both father and son of the same name, who according to family tradition fought and died at the Battle of Flodden in 1513. The tradition s...


Captain Sir Robert Beaufin Irving Biography

20 June - 04:07 pm

Captain Sir Robert Beaufin Irving KB OBE RD RNR (Retd.) (1877-1954) Robert Beaufin Irving was born on the Bickington Estate at Fremington, Devon on 16th July 1877, the son of Colonel John Beaufin ...


The Chief Interviewed on BBC News

25 May - 04:16 pm

Captain Sir Robert Beaufin Irving KB OBE RD RNR (Retd.) (1877-1954) The Chief interviewed on BBC News as the direct descendant and senior of Sir Robert’s surviving relatives. The Queen Mary’s ...


Chief vs. Laird

3 March - 12:01 pm

There is a common misunderstanding of exactly what is meant by a Clan Chief and what is meant by the old Scots term of Laird. For some this has been conflated to mean one and the same but that is so f...


The future role of a Clan Chief

3 January - 11:02 am

To be recognised as Clan Chief carries with it a certain responsibility that still has relevance in today’s contemporary climate. Historically, the principal function of the Clan Chief was to lea...