3053Re: [albanach] Research Advice
- Mar 5, 2003JLFisher wrote:
> I have found information that says its a sept of MacLane, but also ofI don't have time to go find my references to give you a detailed
> MacNaughton, which is a bit confusing to me I guess.
> I apologize for being new *sigh*
answer, but the long and short of it is that MacCracken and MacNaughton
basically represent Anglicized forms of the same Gaelic names -- hence
the reason MacCracken is always listed as a "sept" of MacNaughton in
those clan reference books.
When I get some more time on my hands I'll show you what the Gaelic
roots are and how both names come from that.
Matthew A. C. Newsome
Highland Dress Historian
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