GORDON CLAN History Clan Chief: Granville Charles Gomer Gordon, the Most Hon. 13th Marquis of Huntly. Origin of Name: Placename, Berwickshire Gaelic Name: Gordan Clan Crest: A stag's head out of a coronet Clan Motto: Bydand (Remaining) Lands: Strathbogie, Deeside, Aberdeen
Full Dress is based on the old Gordon Highlander uniforms, This was at the Aboyen Highland Gathering near Aberdeen, where the massed pipes and drums of the Gordon Highlanders marched the clans to the games, and provided a small tattoo.
Clan Gordon Crest: Issuant from a crest coronet Or a stag's head (affrontée) Proper attired with ten tines Or. Motto: BYDAND "abiding, steadfast", an adjectival use of the Middle Scots present participle of bide or from Latin: "Remaining" Badge: ivy