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Where did the Scottish Rose family come from? What is the Scottish Rose family crest and coat of arms? When did the Rose family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Rose family history?Researchers have been unable to trace the origin of this Clan to before 1155, as the Clan apparently took no part in the ancient rebellion of the Moray Clans and therefore was not recorded as being transported by Malcolm IV (as many of their neighbors were). However, the answer may lie with a knight named Ros, of Ros, near Caen, who accompanied William the Conqueror and was given lands in 1069 in Kent, England by the half brother of the Conqueror, Odo, Bishop of Bayeux. Those territories were either enlarged or acquired by a marriage to the heiress Mary Bosco. The Boscos were a noble Norman family. During that period of unrest many noble families moved northwards in the train of Margaret, King Malcolm Ceanmore's second wife, to escape the ponderous rule of William. Because of the tightly knit family connections of the Rose and the Bosco families, the origin seems quite certain.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rose, Roose, Ròs (Gaelic), Ròis (Gaelic) and others.
First found in Nairn, in Kilravock County, Scotland. The family settled in this area in 1282, when Hugh Rose of Geddes married Mary, daughter of Sir Andrew de Bosco. Mary Bosco was the heiress of the Bissets of Lovat. Hugh Rose was the son of the Hugh Rose of Geddes who witnessed a Charter in Beauly prior to 1219 and is the first recorded Chief of the Clan. Hugh of Kilravock (the son) was one of the few who did not submit to King Edward I of England in 1296. His son, William, captured Invernairn Castle for Robert the Bruce in 1306.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rose research. Another 667 words(48 lines of text) covering the years 1390, 1460, 1474, 1492, 1562, 1598, 1715, and 1745 are included under the topic Early Rose History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Rose Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Rose family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 52 words(4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Rose Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Rose Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Rose Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
A clan is a social group made up of a number of distinct branch-families that actually descended from, or accepted themselves as descendants of, a common ancestor. The word clan means simply children. The idea of the clan as a community is necessarily based around this idea of heredity and is most often ruled according to a patriarchal structure. For instance, the clan chief represented the hereditary "parent" of the entire clan. The most prominent example of this form of society is the Scottish Clan system...More
Septs of the Distinguished Name Rose
Baran, Barand, Barane, Barant, Baren, Barend, Barent, Barind, Barint, Barolm, Barom, Baromb, Barombe, Barome, Baron, Barone, Baroom, Baroomb, Baroombe, Barown, Barran, Barrand, Barrane, Barrant, Barren, Barrend, Barrent, Barrind, Barrint, Barrolm, Barrom, Barromb, Barrombe, Barrome, Barron, Barrone, Barrons, Barroom, Barroomb, Barroombe, Barrown, Barrum, Barrume, Barryn, Barrynd, Barum, Barume, Baryn, Barynd, Bearan and more.
The Rose Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rose Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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