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THE SKENE CLAN HISTORY

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Skene Is An Ancient Scots Family

 

The motto of the clan is translated as “a palace the reward of bravery”.

 

The lands of Skene are in Aberdeenshire in northeast Scotland.

 

Legend has it that they are derived from the Clan Robertson.

 

It is said that in the 11th century the son of the clan chief saved the kings life by killing a wolf with his knife (Skene) and he was rewarded with the lands named after this feat.