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Tartan Illustrated: Crawford Modern
'I Will Make Thee Safe By My Strength'
Clan Crawford derives its clan-name from the barony of Crawford in
Lanarkshire, Scotland. Because of this it has been claimed the clan is
of Norman descent, however it has also been asserted that the clan is of
The most complete history of the House of Crawford was written by the historian George Crawford
in the early 18th century. In line with George Crawfurd account, the
House acknowledges as its progenitor the Anglo-Danish chief Thorlongus
(Thor the tall) who is most closely identified with the Merse in
Southern Scotland, a marshy area west of Berwick and north of the River
Tweed. Thorlongus also held lands in Northumbria. He fled to Scotland in
the winter of 1068-9 when William the Conqueror ravaged Northumbria.
Thorlongus served under Malcom Cadmore during the Dano-Scottish war with
William the Conqueror. He was granted lands in Ednam by King Edgar
around 1107. Thorlongus is known in documents located in Durham
Cathedral Archives as the Overlord of Crawford. Thorlongus' grandson
Galfridus de Craufurd is the first to assume the surname.
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