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The Grant Ancient Hunting tartan is a cheerful combination of blues and greens, brightened by yellow and orange-red stripes which are bolstered by black undertones.
The Grant Ancient Hunting Tartan colors are a combination of blues and greens, brightened by yellow and orange-red stripes with black.
Clan Grant of Strathspey have several associated tartans, They include the Black Watch. The colorful sett featured on this notebook has a military origin. Sir James Grant of Grant (1738-1811) raised two regiments in the late 18th century. These were the 1st Strathspey Fencible Regiment and the 97th Regiment of Foot. Both regiments almost certainly wore this tartan of green and blue with black, red and yellow. The Grants appear to have first acquired lands in Stratherrick through marriage. Following their support for Robert the Bruce (and further marriages) they went on to acquire further lands. These were in Glen Moriston, Glen Urquhart, and Strathspey, the area with which they are most closely identified. By the beginning of the 14th century, the Grants were established as one of the most powerful and influential of the Highland clans.
In 1725 the Grants formed part of the regiment that went on to become the 42nd Highlanders, known as the Black Watch. The Grant name is probably made most famous by its whiskey connection. In 1887 William Grant built the distillery of the now world-famous Glenfiddich whisky.
Septs: Related septs of the clan include: Allan, Allen, Bisset, Bowie, Gilroy, McKerran,
Kinloch Anderson: The tartan cloth is supplied by and produced with the authority of Kinloch Anderson Scotland. They are based in Edinburgh. They were established in 1868. They are 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 Books has published two books about Kinloch Anderson: A Scottish Tradition and Tailored For Scotland .
What is a commonplace notebook? Commonplace notebooks date back to The Scottish Enlightenment. Many thinkers and writers used a commonplace notebook for writing down ideas and knowledge. Adam Smith, Robert Burns, David Hume, and later, writers such as Sir Walter Scott, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Virginia Woolf used commonplace notebooks.
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 tartan.
Left side blank, right side ruled.
Trimmed page size: 14 × 9 cm.