Fife, bounded to the north by the Firth of Tay and to the south by the Firth of Forth, is a natural peninsula whose political boundaries have changed little over the ages. The Pictish king list and De Situ Albanie documents of the Poppleton manuscript mention the division of the Pictish realm into seven sub-kingdoms …

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The name Galbraith probably originates from the Britons of the Kingdom of Strathclyde which did not become part of Scotland until 1124. The first recorded chief of the Galbraiths appears in the 12th century, he married a daughter of Alwyn Og, son of Muireadhach, 1st Earl of Lennox. The fourth chief Sir William Galbraith married …

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The Gallowater district tartan, sometimes referred to as the ‘Gala Water’ was first mentioned in the records of Wilson’s of Bannockburn in 1793. The design progressed until 1819 when this ‘New’ sett was recorded in the company’s pattern book with a red band and a thin white stripe.