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    [QUOTE=figheadair;1400156]Including Allan MacDonald of Kingsburgh, husband of Flora MacDonald.[/QUOTE

    Speaking of Allan MacDonald of Kingsburgh, beautiful tartan!

    https://www.tartanregister.gov.uk/ta...tails?ref=2364
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    [QUOTE=Patty Logan;1400213]
    Quote Originally Posted by figheadair View Post
    Including Allan MacDonald of Kingsburgh, husband of Flora MacDonald.[/QUOTE

    Speaking of Allan MacDonald of Kingsburgh, beautiful tartan!

    https://www.tartanregister.gov.uk/ta...tails?ref=2364
    As the note says 'Stewart’s reconstruction was woefully inaccurate.' The correct setting is discussed here - https://www.scottishtartans.co.uk/Ma...Kingsburgh.pdf

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tomo View Post
    An extract from the "Dress Act":



    So converting a kilt to trousers wouldn't really have worked - no doubt a defiant Scot would most likely have just worn a kilt...
    The kilts Tartans were generally worn by the Gaels, Not the Scots, a very high proportion of Scots would have been in favour of the "tartan ban".

    Out in the wilds of the highlands I would think many just carried on the with the kilt /tartan, there were very few roads, most traffic was by sea, an official ship turning up would give the highlanders plenty of time to go change or hide.
    "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give"
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