Clan Burnett of that Ilk, Scotland; either Anglo-Norman or Saxon descent, de Bernard settled in Roxburghshire, Scotland from England during the reign of David I. A descendant, Alexander Burnett was rewarded for his services to Robert the Bruce with a grant of land in the Forest of Drum. During the 15th century, the family gave many grants of lands to the church. Sir Thomas Burnett, was created a Baronet of Nova Scotia in April 1626.
Arms: Argent, three holly leaves in chief vert, a hunting horn in base sable, garnished or, stringed gules.
Crest:(on a chapeau gules, furred ermine) a cubit arm, the hand naked, vested vert, doubled argent, pruning a vine tree with a pruning knife proper.
Motto: Virescit vulnere virtus (Her virtue flourishes by her wounds).