Clan MacIntyre History

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Artist L.L. Andrews, Scotland’s Mighty Men Of Old website or facebook page (prints are available). At the end of the thirteenth century, Clan MacIntyre became the foresters to the Clan MacDougall of Lorn, then the Appin Stewarts, and finally Clan Campbell.

Cass Wright recalls reading a transcript from somewhere, some years ago, from a bailiff’s request for leniency for our beloved poet Duncan Ban, during one of his many scrapes with the law. In offering a sort of excuse, he pled: “He is, after all, a Makeintyre, of the heretical band of hermits so far knowne for Popery, & open disregard of the Law.”