Crest and Motto

buchanan  Crest

The Buchanan Clan Crest

Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond in Buchanan country

Buchanan Society Shield

The Buchanan Society Shield

The motto of the Clan is “Clarior Hinc Honos” - “Henceforth forward the honour shall grow ever brighter”, and that of the Society “Audaces Juvo” - “I Help the Brave”.

The Clan war cry is “Clar Innes”.

The Shield of Arms of the Buchanan Society is in gold, bearing a black Scottish Lion Rampant, an open book, signifying  learning and a purse, signifying money. The crest includes a Ducal Cap of Maintenance held in a right fist and surmounted by a rose.  The foliage on the crest comprises Bilberry and Oak, both of which flourish on Clairinch, the island in Loch Lomond which belongs to the Buchanan Society.


Buchanan Clan map

Buchanan clan country is to the south and east of Loch Lomond in Scotland.