Sgian dubh is a traditional Scottish knife, also known as “stocking dagger”. Since the 18th century the Sgian dubh belongs to Kilt equipment of the Highland Scots.
Rob Roy’s sword is a fine “old Highland Broadsword, with Andrea Ferrara blade (Andrew Ferrara) and basket hilt.” It is 37 inches in length, the blade being 3 2 1/2 by 1 1/2 inches.
The war-horn, which resembles an ordinary cow horn, is hooped with iron’. It has a double chain attached to each end by rings. The length of the horn is 22 1/2 inches, the diameter nearly 4 inches.
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Raonuil, or Mac Donalds of Clan Ranald. THIS branch of Clan Donald anciently held extensive insular possessions and other territories.
The principal branch has long resided in Inverness-shire, and the chief was designated, from his property, Duu-mac-glas, the fort of the grey man’s son.
Scottish Clann Siosal, or the Chisholms. Displaying Their Dress, Arms, Tartans, Armorial Insignia. History of the Chisholms, with genealogies of the principal families of the name.
Archibald Anderson Brown. H.R.H. PRINCE LEOPOLD`S VALET.
JOHN GRANT (1810-1879) at Loch-na-Gar, Aberdeenshire. HER MAJESTY`S HEAD KEEPER AT BALMORAL.
WILLIAM MACDONALD. H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Piper. Dressed in the tartan of the Duke of Rothesay, one of H.R.H.`s titles.