A Brief History of Clan MacKay

  1. The Irish Kings of Dalriada (to 501 A.D.)
  2. The Tribe of Loarn (501 to 736)
  3. The Royal House of Moray (736 to 1215)
  4. The MacKays of Strathnaver (1215 to 1614)
  5. The Lords Reay (1614 - )
  6. Appendix A: Kings of Scots (844 to 1290)
  7. Bibliography

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ANDERSON, Alan Orr, Early Sources of Scottish History: A.D. 500 to 1286.
Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1922.
ANDERSON, Marjorie O., Kings and Kingship in Early Scotland.
Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press, 1980.
BROWN, P. Hume, History of Scotland to the Present Time.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1911.
Burke's Guide to the Royal Family.
London: Burke's Peerage Limited, 1973.
DUNBAR, Sir Archibald H., Scottish Kings: A Revised Chronology of Scottish History.
Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1899.
GRIMBLE, Ian, Chief of MacKay.
London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1965.
KELTIE, John S., ed., A History of the Scottish Highlands, Highland Clans, and Scottish Regiments.
Edinburgh: Norman MacLeod, 1906.
LOUDA, Jiri and MACLAGAN, Michael, Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe.
Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1922.
MACKAY, Angus, Genealogy of the Family of MacKay.
London: Phillimore and Company, 1904.
MACKAY, Angus, The Book of MacKay.
Edinburgh: Norman MacLeod, 1906.
MACKAY, Robert, History of the House and Clan of MacKay.
Edinburgh: Andrew Jack and Company, 1829.
RENNIE, James Alan, The Scottish People: Their Clans, Families and Origins.
London: Hutchinson and Company Limited, 1960.
SKENE, William F., Celtic Scotland: A History of Ancient Alban.
Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1890.
TOWNEND, Peter, ed., Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage.
London: Burke's Peerage Ltd., 1970. p. 2233.

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