Clan Mow is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Fife and the Lowlands. The clan takes its name from the place name Mow, derived from the Gaelic “magh,” meaning “plain.” The Mows were landowners and were engaged in agricultural pursuits in their ancestral lands.
While notable figures from Clan Mow are not widely recorded in history, the clan’s history is closely intertwined with other related clans. The Mows may have had alliances and connections with neighboring clans and families, participating in regional politics and social events.
One notable figure associated with Clan Mow is Sir Thomas Mowbray, who played a prominent role during the late 14th century. Sir Thomas Mowbray, the 1st Duke of Norfolk, was an influential English nobleman and military commander. He served as a trusted advisor to King Richard II of England and played a significant part in the political intrigues and conflicts of the time.