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If you like brown, tan, biscuit, caramel, chocolate, bronze, rust, nut-brown, coppery.. tartan notebooks, look no further...

What's in a name or colour? The hues of brown are many: tan, biscuit, caramel, mushroom, chocolate, russet, tawny, coppery, copper, nut-brown, bronze... We've gathered those tartan notebooks we have that fall into this category and wonder if we should add more. Brown shoes are often worn with kilts of all tartans and look good. We love these notebook shades and hope you do too.

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A Red, Red Rose, Burns Check: Mini with pen: 10.5 x 7.5cm: Waverley Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace NotebookA Red, Red Rose, Burns Check: Mini with pen: 10.5 x 7.5cm: Waverley Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace NotebookOur price: £8.50ViewAvailable from 20 January 2020Waverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook –  Kinloch Anderson (large)Waverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – Kinloch Anderson (large)Our price: £14.99ViewThe Waverley Kinloch Anderson large notebook/journal is hardback, 21cm x 13cm, with 192 pages (80gsm acid-free, FSC), and bound in the Kinloch Anderson tartan. The tartan is a rich combination of earthy browns, greens and golds, with a bold vein of dark red. Waverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – Buchanan Reproduction (pocket)Waverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – Buchanan Reproduction (pocket)Our price: £9.99ViewA6 notebook, A6 journalWaverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – Gordon Red WeatheredWaverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – Gordon Red WeatheredOur price: £9.99ViewThe Gordon Red Weathered tartan blends slate greys and earthy browns with a vibrant red banding and slim white highlights.The first record of this very old Scottish clan name is from the 12th century, that of Richard, Lord of the Barony of Gordon in the Merse, which was part of what we now know as Berwickshire. However, since then, the clan’s association has been with lands in Aberdeenshire.It is said that the progenitor of the Gordon clan is Richard’s descendant Sir Adam Gordon (d. 1333). During the wars of independence, he backed William Wallace in 1297 and, after renouncing his support of Edward I, also supported Robert the Bruce. In 1320, Gordon and Sir Edward Mabinson were bearers of three letters to the Pope asserting the independence of the Kingdom of Scotland, dated at Aberbrothock (Arbroath) on the 6th of April. One of these letters was the famous Declaration of Arbroath, signed and sealed by 51 nobles. It failed to convince the pope to lift his excommunication of Scotland but it is an eloquent and influential expression of nationhood. Bruce granted Gordon the lordship of Strathbogie in Aberdeenshire, which was then renamed Huntly, after a village on Gordon’s Berwickshire estate. Gordon was killed during the Battle of Halidon Hill (1333). The Gordon Red tartan is sometimes referred to as “the Huntly tartan”. The Gordon Red Weathered tartan is a design that is intended to emulate the colours of an antique and original remnant of Gordon Red tartan fabric. The muted colours are replicated using natural dyes, and are intended to look faded with age. As their name suggests, weathered tartans are lighter in tone. The end result is a more natural and authentic look to the colourway of the tartan. Waverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – HolyroodWaverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – HolyroodOur price: £9.99ViewThe Holyrood tartan is a blend of blues, greys and brown fretted with yellow.The Holyrood Tartan was created in 1977 to coincide with the celebration of the Silver Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation (2nd June, 1953). The sett is based on Royal Stewart but with navy blue as the predominant colour, and overchecks of brown, light blue, green, gold and white. Holyrood is an area in Edinburgh, where Holyrood Palace (also called the Palace of Holyroodhouse), the ruins of Holyrood Abbey, Holyrood Park and the Scottish Parliament are situated. Holyrood Palace is the Queen’s official Scottish residence and it is located in the Canongate area at the foot of the Royal Mile, the street so named because it runs for one mile between Holyrood Palace and Edinburgh Castle. The site was originally of a monastery founded by King David I of Scotland in 1128. He chose this spot on which to build it because he is said to have seen a haily ruid (anglicised to holy rood), meaning holy cross, in the sky over this location. Here, many of the kings of Scotland were crowned, married or buried. The Palace itself was built in 1498, then severely damaged in 1544 by the Earl of Hertford’s troops and again a century later by Cromwell’s army and restored in the 1670s by Sir William Bruce on the orders of Charles II.The year of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee was marked by many celebrations, and Her Majesty made tours all over the British Isles and the Commonwealth to meet her subjects. Each year, the Queen hosts “Holyrood Week” – usually from the end of June to the beginning of July – to celebrate Scottish culture and achievements, and which includes a garden party at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.About the notebook: This notebook is made with cloth woven in mills in the United Kingdom. Notebook pages and paper components are made with 80 gsm acid-free paper from sustainable forests. Boards used in the binding process are made of 100% recycled paper. This hardback notebook is bound in genuine British tartan cloth with an elastic closure, ribbon market, eight perforated end leaves and expandable inner note holder. It contains a removable booklet about the history of clan tartans, and a bookmark that gives information on the Holyrood tartan.176 pages.Left side blank, right side ruled. Trimmed page size: 14 × 9 cm.ISBN: 978-1-84934-434-0Kinloch Anderson: The tartan cloth is supplied by and produced with the authority of Kinloch Anderson Scotland, holders of Royal Warrants of Appointment as Tailors and Kiltmakers to HM The Queen, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and HRH The Prince of Wales.Waverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – Holyrood (Large)Waverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – Holyrood (Large)Our price: £14.99ViewAvailable from 1 June 2019
Waverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – Kinloch AndersonWaverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – Kinloch AndersonOur price: £9.99ViewThe Kinloch Anderson tartan is a rich combination of earthy browns, greens and golds, with a bold vein of dark red.Kinloch Anderson was founded in 1868 when William Anderson, a tailor and maker of fine clothing, opened his first prestigious shop in George Street, Edinburgh. From modest beginnings, the company has achieved a unique place in the Scottish textile and fashion industry, managed by the sixth generation of the family. For a century-and-a-half, Kinloch Anderson has been instrumental in maintaining the status of Highland dress. In the 20th century, the company developed an expertise in military tailoring and made officers’ uniforms for all the Scottish regiments. Kinloch Anderson is now a worldwide lifestyle heritage brand identifying itself as “British Style – Scottish Character”. There has been a long and unbroken tradition of supplying the British Royal Family, beginning with King Edward VII in 1903. The company is proud to have Royal Warrants of Appointment as tailors and kiltmakers to HM The Queen, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, and HRH The Prince of Wales.Deirdre Kinloch Anderson, a director of the company, was the leading architect of the official Scottish Register of Tartans. Until 2009, the recording of tartans was carried out by private organisations. Deirdre led the project to ensure that the recording and codification of tartans was placed in the public domain, safeguarding Scotland’s tartan heritage in perpetuity. It took seven years and a Private Member’s Bill to enable the establishment of the register, held within the National Archives of Scotland.Kinloch Anderson has created its own exclusive range of tartans, available to all, which includes the design pictured above – the Kinloch Anderson Tartan.About the notebook: This notebook is made with cloth woven in mills in the United Kingdom. Notebook pages and paper components are made with 80gsm acid-free paper from sustainable forests. Boards used in the binding process are made of 100% recycled paper. This hardback notebook is bound in genuine British tartan cloth with an elastic closure, ribbon market, eight perforated end leaves and expandable inner note holder. It contains a removable booklet about the history of clan tartans, and a bookmark that gives information on the Kinloch Anderson tartan.176 pages.Left side blank, right side ruled. Trimmed page size: 14 × 9 cm.ISBN: 978-1-84934-410-4Kinloch Anderson: The tartan cloth is supplied by and produced with the authority of Kinloch Anderson Scotland, holders of Royal Warrants of Appointment as Tailors and Kiltmakers to HM The Queen, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and HRH The Prince of Wales.Waverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – MacDuff Modern HuntingWaverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – MacDuff Modern HuntingOur price: £9.99ViewThe Macduff Modern Hunting tartan’s blue glows out against a background of dark browns and hints of green, shot through with bold reds.Before the clan system was fully recognised, the MacDuff Earls of Fife were the greatest family in Scotland. MacDuff, 1st Earl of Fife, was held to be the Earl of Fife who opposed Macbeth (1040–1057) and assisted Malcolm to the throne of Scotland. The centre of MacDuff power was the kingdom of Fife, and they held extensive lands in the northeast and in the Lowlands. The MacDuffs held the ancient privilege of crowning the kings of Scotland on the ancient Stone of Scone, the right to bear the red lion rampant of the royal house, and the right to lead the front rank of the Scottish army. They could also claim the right of reprieve for the crime of murder, for a modest payment, or the right of sanctuary at the Cross of MacDuff near Newburgh, Fife.Clan Duff claims to be of the original Royal Scoto-Pictish line. The line ended in 1353 with the death of Duncan IV, and the Earldom of Fife was passed to the House of Stewart in 1371. In 1759 the earldom of Fife returned to the Duff family when William Duff, Lord Braco (1697–1763) received the title Earl Fife in the Peerage of Ireland. In 1733 he bought a settlement called Doune on the Moray Firth that in 1783 became known as MacDuff. He bought Duff House, Banff (designed by William Adam) though he never lived in it. His son James, 2nd Earl Fife (1729–1809) completed the building of the house. In the 1817, James, 4th Earl Fife (1776–1857), renamed the town of Mortlach in Moray as Dufftown.The MacDuff tartan, above, is the “hunting” version of their clan tartan, modern colours. Hunting tartans replace the most prominent colour in the main tartan with darker colours like green and blue.Waverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – MacMillan Modern BlackWaverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – MacMillan Modern BlackOur price: £9.99ViewThe MacMillan Modern Black tartan has plummy reds and blacks crossed with broad gold bands, and thin stripes of forest green. Waverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – Scott WeatheredWaverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – Scott WeatheredOur price: £9.99ViewThe earthy tones of the Scott Weathered tartan are an elegant blend of green and grey, with pink, white and yellow stripes. This beautiful weathered tartan is based on an imagined natural ageing of the green Clan Scott tartan. Waverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – Stewart Modern Camel (large)Waverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – Stewart Modern Camel (large)Our price: £14.99ViewThe Stewart Modern Camel tartan featured on this large format notebook is predominantly light brown in colour, with white black and red, and has a light and contemporary feel to it. Waverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – Stewart Modern Camel (pocket)Waverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook – Stewart Modern Camel (pocket)Our price: £9.99ViewThe Stewart Modern Camel tartan featured on this notebook is predominantly light brown in colour, with white black and red, and has a light and contemporary feel to it. It is one of over 30 tartans associated with Clan Stewart. The differences incorporate different branches, different areas of origin and further variations using labels such as “dress” and “hunting”. The name Stewart reflects the Clan’s illustrious origins. The original family name, from Brittany, had been fitz Alan. Walter fitz Alan (1110–1177) was High Steward of Scotland during the reign of David I (1124–1153). The name Stewart is derived from the title of that office, and Walter (d. 1246), 3rd High Steward of Scotland took Stewart as the family surname.
Waverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebooks – Buchanan Reproduction (large)Waverley Scotland Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebooks – Buchanan Reproduction (large)Our price: £14.99ViewThe Buchanan Reproduction tartan has a warm palette of reds, browns, golds and greens.It is claimed by the Clan Buchanan that it can trace its line back to a son of one of the kings of Ulster, Anselan O Kyan, who came to Argyll in 1016. He fought for King Malcolm II against the Danes and, as reward, was given the lands of Buchanan, to the east of Loch Lomond near Killearn in Stirlingshire. Two Gaelic names are given as the root of the placename Buchanan, Mac a Chanonaich (“the son of the canon”) and Buth Chanain (meaning “house or seat of the canon”).In 1225 another Anselan, recorded as Absalom of Buchanan, was granted lands in Buchanan by Maldouen, Earl of Lennox (d. 1250). And in 1231, King Alexander II (1214–49) made a charter awarding other lands in Buchanan to Gilbert, Seneschal (an administrative officer in the houses of important nobles) of the Earl of Lennox. The Buchanans supported King Robert the Bruce during the Wars of Independence. They fought at the battles of Flodden, Pinkie and Langside. The clan prospered in the time of David II in the 14th century, however, towards the end of the 17th century the house and lands of Buchanan were sold to the Marquess of Montrose, Chief of Clan Graham.Reproduction tartans are also sometimes called “weathered” or “muted”. The tartan itself is identical to the tartan of that clan name, but the colours are “muted” because they have been reproduced to match pieces of cloth, found in homesteads and battlefields, that have been weathered by exposure to the Scottish climate.
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