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Tartan Details - Ruthven (V.S.)

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Ruthven (V.S.)" tartan is shown below. 

STA ref: 1521
STWR ref: 1521
Designer: Sobieski Stewarts, The
Tartan date: 01/01/1842
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Clan/Family
Restrictions:
Registration notes: The name Ruthven comes from the old Barony of Ruthven in Angus. Ruthvens were Earls of Gowrie at the time of James VI of Scotland. More recently Sir Alexander Hore- Ruthven of Freeland, Governor General of Australia, was created Earl of Gowrie in 1945. The Ruthven tartan was not named until the publication of the book known as the Vestiarium Scoticum in 1842. D.C. Stewart #223 (original Scottish Tartans Authority reference). Handwoven sample by Peter MacDonald in Scottish Tartans Authority's Johnston Collection.
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