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The Black Macraes and the Fair Macraes descend from brothers Farquhar and Duncan, sons of Christopher who was Constable of Eilean Donan Castle about 1511 and fourth in descent from Finlay Dubh Mac Gillechroisd, as stated in the History of the Clan Macrae by Rev. Alexander Macrae (p24). Farquhar is credited with being the progenitor of the Torlysich family, and his descendants were termed the Black Macraes.
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