History of the Clan Macrae


Christopher (gen 2) and His Family

(Previously: Fionnla Dubh Mac Gillechriosd (gen 1) and His Family)

Christopher (gen 2), eldest son of Finlay Dubh, of whom very little is known, had four sons --

1. Finlay, of whom below.

2. Donald, whose descendants lived at Fortrose, where one of them, Alexander Macrae, was a well-known writer whose name appears frequently in legal documents from 1629 to 1673.

3. Duncan, who was the most noted of Christopher's sons, is known in the traditions of Kintail as Donnacha Mor na Taugh (Big Duncan of the Battle-axe).

4. Maurice, married and left issue.

Next: Donnacha Mor na Taugh

Then: Battles of Park

Later: Bealach Glasleathaid, and a Druim a Chait