Originating from the Hebrew Michael, its introduction to Scotland was through the French Michel. The original pronunciation in Scotland was "Michel" with the 'ch' sounding as in loch. The name evolved as Mitchell in many parts of the country. It appears in 1354 on the Treaty of Berwick, freeing David II from imprisonment by the English and a John Michell was rewarded in 1489 for holding Dumbarton Castle. Mitchells became landowners in Ayrshire and Stirling and a bequest from Stephen Mitchell, a tobacco merchant in Glasgow, created the Mitchell Library in the city
Your proud Scottish Clan heritage can be displayed by wearing this large Scottish Clan crest sterling silver badge. All known Clan badges are produced in sterling silver. Unique or rare Clan badges are custom made at the same price. There are no additional charges.
Crest Size: 1-15/16 " (45mm) W x 2-1/4" (57mm) L.
This Clan badge weighs almost one full ounce (31.1 g)