The Bookplate of Claude Askel Buchanan
This bookplate shows the armorial achievments of several generations of Claude Buchanan's
1. In Centre is shown the grant to Claude ( shield only )
2. Centre Chief are the arms of Murdoch Duke of Albany ( taken from a seal of the arms )
Walter Buchanan married the daughter of Murdoch and his wife Isabella duchess of Albany
3.The arms of William Buchanan of Drummakill the cadet line from which Claude Buchanan is
4.The arms of John Buchanan - Claude's Gt Grandfather 9 times removed, who married Margaret
Buchanan daughter of Buchanan of Leny. These arms predate the Lyon Register.
5. The arms of Buchanan of That Ilk.