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Coronations of King Charles III and Queen Camilla

King Charles III and Queen Camilla waving from balcony of Buckingham Palace after their coronations

 The Coronations of TM King Charles III and Queen Camilla took place at Westminster Abbey on 6th May 2023. The Chief as Lord High Constable of Scotland was in the Coronation Procession within Westminster Abbey. He was wearing the kilt and was just in front of the Sword of State and the Earl Marshall. They […]

Archie Murray: RIP

Clan Hay members of a certain vintage will be sorry to learn of the death, aged 93, of Archie Murray, one of our greatest and best loved supporters over a period of many years. Although he was a Murray, and long serving Secretary of the Clan Murray Association, he was also the best friend of […]

In Mourning for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth

The death of Queen Elizabeth on 8 September 2022 signalled the end of an era.  Very few of us have any meaningful recollection of a time when she wasn’t on the throne.  Although she reigned over no fewer than 14 sovereign nations, in Scotland she was very much the Queen of Scots, the direct heir […]

Obituary: The Countess of Erroll

Picture Above – Earl and Countess of Erroll The Countess of Erroll, wife of the Earl of Erroll, Lord High Constable of Scotland and Chief of Clan Hay, died on 13 January 2020, aged 64. Isabelle Jacqueline Laline Hay was born on 22 August 1955 in Brussels, the daughter of Major Thomas Hohler and the […]

Robert Colquhoun Hay: RIP

It is with great sadness that we report the death earlier this month of Sheriff Robert Hay, CBE, WS, the former Commissioner of Clan Hay, aged 86. A native of Stirling, where his father practiced as a dental surgeon, Bob was born in 1933 and studied law at the University of Edinburgh.  After graduation, he […]