Davidson Clan Motto: Sapienter Si Sincere (Wisely if sincerely).
Davidson Clan History:
Clan Davidson is a Highland Scottish clan and a member of the Chattan Confederation. According to William Skene, in his Celtic Scotland, Clan Davidson co-founded the Chattan Confederation with Clan MacPherson and are together referred to as Old Clan Chattan. Skene used sources that show the Davidsons to be descended from one of the sons of Gilliecattan Mhor; chief of Clan Chattan in the 11th to 12th century.
Places of Interest: Castle of Tulloch, Dingwall, Easter Ross. Former seat of Clan MacBain. It dates from the 15th century and was acquired by Henry Davidson in 1762. It is now a popular hotel.
Dingwall Castle, Dingwall, Ross-shire. Thirteenth century Royal castle, now in ruins. The Chief of the Davidsons was appointed Hereditary Keeper.