Clan Lennox of Dumbarton,Scotland; derived from the Gaelic Leven-ach and descended from Robert de Comyn, Earl of Northumberland who accompanied William the Conqueror in 1066 and David, Earl of Huntingdon, son of Henry, Earl of Northumberland and brother of William the Lion, King of Scotland who created David as the Earl of Lennox. In 1296, Malcolm, the fifth Earl, besieged Carlisle in support of robert the Bruce, but later swore fealty to Edward I of England. The sixth earl died without male issue in 1373, so the title passed through his daughter to Walter de Fasselane.
Arms: Argent, a saltire between four roses gules.
Crest: Two broadswords in saltire behind a swan’s head and neck all proper.
Motto: I’ll defend.