Clan Grant is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Strathspey in the Scottish Highlands. The Grants held extensive lands in the area, including the estates of Grant and Freuchie. The family’s history can be traced back to the 12th century when they were granted lands by King David I of Scotland. The Grants played an important role in the defense of the Highlands and were known for their loyalty and military prowess.
One notable figure from Clan Grant is Sir James Grant of Grant, also known as “The Good Sir James.” He lived during the 16th century and was a respected chief of the clan. Sir James Grant was known for his leadership, wisdom, and generosity towards his clansmen. He successfully defended his lands against rival clans and was a trusted ally of the Scottish crown.