Scotland! The home of the clans. All around the world, people of Scots heritage proudly claim their 'own' clan membership, name, tartan, ancestral home territory etc etc. To them and to others, the very mention of the word inspires dramatic, romantic and cinematic images. This fascinating book delves into the origins and backgrounds of key Scottish clan names which have formed a part of the country's modern day heritage. Encompassing a brief history and description of the most famous Scottish names, discover how they are inextricably intertwined with Scottish history. Packed full of peculiar trivia, this book contains all you need to know about Scottish ancestory. A curiositorium of the quirky, odd and downright strange. Fact boxes, a full glossary, timeline and index make the book both fun and informative to use.