Bratach Bhan Chlann Aoidh

The White Banner of MacKay

An illustrative representation (not to size) of the mediaeval banner which resides in the Royal Museum of Scotland, in Edinburgh. It represents a blue lion rampant, in a shield, surrounded by gold fleurs-de-lis. Above the shield a golden skeletal hand clasps the motto "VERK VISLY AND TENT TO YE END," being loosely translated as "work wisely and look to the outcome." Across the palm of the hand are the words "BE TREN" meaning "be true" or "be valiant".

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