Clan Crozier

Clan Crozier (crosier, croser, etc.) is one of the border reiving clans of Scotland, along with the Armstrongs, Elliots, and Nixons. Some sources cite the surname as a sept of the Armstrong clan, but the Scottish parliament in 1587 identified the Croziers as a middle march clan.

Associated with The Death of Percy Reed.


The Crozier family motto is Diligentia fortior, or "stronger by diligence".

Coat of arms

The Crozier coat of arms shows four gold bees on a black shield along with a white 'hummet' cross. One possibly interpretation is as follows:

Gold: generosity and elevation of the mind Green: Hope, joy, and loyalty in love Black: Constancy Bee: Efficient industry


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