Song of the Highland Clans

Oran Nam Fineachan Gaidhealach. Alasdair mac Mhaighstir Alasdair A chomuinn rìoghail rùnaich Sàr-ùmhlachd thugaibh uaibh, Biodh ur roisg gun smùirnein, ‘S gach cridh’ gun treas gin lùib ann; Deoch-slàinte Sheumais Stiùbhairt Gu mùirneach cuir mu’n cuairt! Ach ma ta giamh air bith ‘nur stamaig, A’ chailis naomh na truaill. Lìon deoch-slàinte Theàrlaich, A mheirlich! stràic […]

The White King’s Chastened Soul

CHARLES I. AN OLD HARPER’S TALE. The tide of time hath swept the land, and the blight of blackened grain Lies withered, and ungarnered, that encumbered England’s plain; The sowers cast the seeds of death, and reaped with blood-stained sword, That day they sent the white king’s soul to meet their Judge and Lord. I knew him in his youth, my Lords! and loved his winsome ways, The scholars’ or the artists’ taste for quiet and restful days; I said ‘Tis well for England’s […]

A Royal Pedigree to Half the Population of the Country

That so many families claiming royal lineage should be found among our lowest classes is not astonishing. History tells us of change after change in the ruling dynasties of these islands, and of the advent of races the most varied in time and origin. During the last two thousand years enough kings and nobles have […]

There’ll Never Be Peace Till Jamie Comes Hame

By yon Castle wa’, at the close of the day, I heard a man sing, though his head it was gray; And as he was singing, the tears down came — There’ll never be peace till Jamie comes hame. The Church is in ruins, the State is in jars, Delusions, oppressions, and murderous wars; We dare na weel say’t, but […]

A Jacobite Verse to God Save the King

    God bless the prince, I pray, God bless the prince, I pray, Charlie I mean; That Scotland we may see Freed from vile Presbyt’ry, Both George and his Feckie, Ever so, Amen.

The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada

The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada Colonel-in-Chief: His Royal Highness The Prince Charles Prince of Wales KG KT GCB OM AK QSO GCL SOM CD ADC BADGE Description Azure the figure of St. Andrew proper standing on a mount Vert holding his cross Argent all within an annulus Azure fimbriated and inscribed “NEMO […]