Stuart of Bute

Clan Stuart of Bute is a Scottish clan. The Stuarts or Stewarts descend from Norman seneschals of Dol, Brittany who settled in England around the time of the Norman Invasion. The current chief of Clan Stuart of Bute is John Crichton-Stuart, 7th Marquess of Bute. The clan chief of the clan is a member of the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs. A modern clan member’s crest badge contains the heraldic motto: NOBILIS EST IRA LEONIS.

 

 

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