Traditionally mercenary soldiers from Ireland the Munros acquired lands in Ross, Northern Scotland after the defeat of the Viking soldiers. By the 14th century they were well established on the Northern shores of the Cromarty Firth. According to documented evidence this area was called "Ferindonald" after their first chief, Donald.
They were originally serfs of the Earls of Ross but when the Earls were forced to forfeit all changed.
According to history they were a peaceful clan but defended their interests with vigour.
Protestants and loyal to the Crown they fought in the Thirty Years War and supported the Protestant succession to the British Crown against the Catholic Stuarts during the Jacobite risings in the 18th century.
They were responsible for providing the Brits with fighting troops in the Highlands second to none.
"Clann an Rothaich" The Munro Clan was a Highland Scottish Clan. According to tradition the Clan originated in Ireland but settled in the Highlands in the 11th Century, under chief Donald Munro. The first proven clan chief on record however, is Robert de Munro who died in 1369
14th century where they owed allegiance to the earls of Ross. As they grew in numbers they became known as Munros of Foulis