History of the Clan Macrae


Murdo Mackenzie

See Fionnla Dubh Mac Gillechriosd

According to the Rev. John Macrae, the founder of the Clan Macrae of Kintail was Fionnla Dubh Mac Gillechriosd (Black Finlay, the son of Christopher), who was removed by two or three generations from the man who came from ClunesFinlay Dubh was a contemporary of Murdo Mackenzie, fifth chief of Kintail, who died in 1416, leaving an only child to succeed him.  This child's name was Alexander, and is known as Alister Ionraic (Alexander the Upright).