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James Mackenzie Fraser of Broch Tuarach

ARMS: Quarterly, 1st & 3rd, Azure three fraises Argent; 2nd and 4th, Argent three antique coronets Gules, all within a bordure compony Gules and Or.

SOURCE/NOTES & CREDITS: Source for blazon: John Hamilton Gaylor, source for arms: the Baronage Press. Source for illustration: The arms are reproduced from background illustrations provided by the Baronage Press and used with their verra kind permission.

These are the fictional arms of James Alexander Malcolm Mackenzie Fraser of Broch Tuarach , born 1 May 1721, and known as “Jamie” one of the two chief characters of the best seller “Outlander” Series by Miss Diana Gabaldon. Jamie inherited the arms from his father, Brian Fraser (an illegitimate son of Simon Fraser, the 11th Lord Lovat, "the Old Fox") who had matriculated his arms.

The genealogy and arms of this family was written up and given their arms with the help of the Baronage Press and were used by Miss Gabaldon in her book “The Outlandish Companion” in 1999. There are nine books in “The Outlander” series published to date (also known as Big Fat Books) that deal with the period 1743-1783, the first three about the rising of 1745 in Scotland and the next six about the American Revolution of 1776-83.

The ninth book, "Go tell the Bees That I am Gone" was published on 23 Nov 2021 both in the US and the UK.

It remains to be seen if the author will write a tenth book for the "Outlander" series. The door has remained open to do so with a number of matters unresolved in "Bees".

See also our entry under Beauchamp, Claire

The artwork is an interpretation by John Hamilton Gaylor.

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