King's Kilt

Will You Be the Next King of the Clans?

King's Kilt allows you to wield your influence over the clans to win power and prestige for your family in the struggle for the Scottish Crown.

 

# of Players: 2 - 4

Mfg Suggested Ages: 8+

Playing Time: 30 - 45 mins

 

Contains: 

   • 16 Clan Leader cards

   • 48 Clan Member cards

   • 1 Noblemen Reminder card

   • 1 Guardians Reminder card

   • 1 Scoring Reminder card

Base Game Clans

Included in the base game are the clans for:

Bruce

Buchanan

Douglas

Macbeth

MacLeod

Stewart

Wallace

 

Additional Clans

Calhoun

Lamont

MacDuff

Pollock

More Clans to be added!

Which Clan Made the Cut?

The results are in! The votes have been tallied. The four clans that will be included in the base game are:

 

Stewart

MacLeod

Douglas

Buchanan

 

Thanks for your votes!

 

Clan Backgrounds

 

Buchanan
210

Clan Buchanan origins are said to lie in the grant of lands in Buchanan east of Loch Lomond by King Malcolm II in 1225.  

 

The Buchanan Clan supported Robert the Bruce during the Wars of Scottish Independence.

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Calhoun/Colquhoun

151

Clan Calhoun (Colquhoun) stems from ancient roots and first takes on its current clan name in 1241, when Alexander II, Malcolm, Earl of Lennox, granted the lands of Colquhoun in Dunbartonshire to Humphrey of Kilpatrick. Humphrey’s son Ingram is the first person recorded as taking Calhoun/Colquhoun for his surname. 

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Douglas

300

The Douglas Clan was one of Scotland's most powerful families during the Late Middle Ages, often holding the real power behind the throne of the Stewart Kings.

 

The Douglas’s supported Robert the Bruce in the Scottish War of Independence.

 

Sir Archibald Douglas was a Guardian of Scotland.

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Lamont

110

The Lamont Clan is a Highlands clan and descends from the kingdom of Dal Riata, which was created by emigrants from Ulster to southwestern Scotland around the year 500.

 

The surname Lamont is derived from Sir Laumon of Clan MacKerracher in the early 13th century. Laumon is a medieval personal name and translates to “law man”. 

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MacLeod

308

Clan MacLeod is a Highland Scottish clan associated with both the Isle of Skye and the Isle of Man and is descended from the Norse kings of Man and the North Isles.

 

Although one member of the clan supported Robert the Bruce in the Scottish War of Independence, in general, the MacLeods retained their own spirit of independence through the tortuous politics of fourteenth and fifteenth century Scotland.

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MacDuff

195

Clan MacDuff or Clan Duff is a Lowland Scottish clan and descends from the original Royal Scoto-Pictish line of which Queen Gruoch of Scotland, wife of Macbeth, King of Scotland, was the senior representative. William Shakespeare immortalized her as Lady Macbeth.

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Pollock

117

Clan Pollock is among the oldest recorded surnames in Scotland whose origin lies in a grant of land on the southern bank of the River Clyde in Renfrewshire from King David I to the sons of Fulbert "the Saxon", a Breton vassal knight who came north to Scotland with Walter fitzAlan, the 1st High Steward of Scotland, in the 12th century.

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Stewart

314

The Stewart family records its traditional descent from Banquo, Thane of Lochaber, who makes an appearance as a character in William Shakespeare's Macbeth. Historically, the family is descended from an ancient family who were senechals of Dol in Brittany France.

 

Walter fitzAlan, moved to Scotland with the Scottish King David I. Walter fitz Alan was granted extensive estates in Renfrewshire and East Lothian and was the first High Steward of Scotland. The Royal House of Stewart began the marriage of one of Walter fitz Alan’s descendants with the daughter of Robert the Bruce.

 

James Steward, 5th High Steward of Scotland, was a Guardian of Scotland.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

King's Kilt Rulebook - English
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