From the Norman: Fortenbra
Badge: Arm from the shoulder, embowed
Latin Motto: Invictus Maneo (I rermain unvanquished)
Armstrong is a border clan centred on Liddesdale.The earliest record of the name is from Carlisle 1235.

Reaving was the clan reputation adopting the traditional right of wide foray and tribute-levying into the 'Auld Enemy's' territory. In 1538 it was reputed to be able to raisr 3000 horsemen for battle. The tartan is found in the Sobieski brothers', Vestiarium Scoticum 1842.