The Chiefs of the Clan Munro

Finnian Munro

The Younger of Foulis (Eldest son of present Chief)

Hector W. Munro

The Present Chief

Capt. Patrick Munro

1995

Son of Eva Marion, took the name of his maternal grandfather to become clan chief

Eva Marion

1976

Eldest daughter of 11th baronet married Col C. H. Gascoigne

Col. Sir Hector Munro

1935

11th baronet, Seaforth highlanders ADC to Edward VII & George V - end of male line

Sir Charles Munro

1888

10th baronet, D.L. & J.P. for Ross-shire

Sir Charles Munro

1886

9th baronet, cousin

Sir Hugh Munro

1848

8th baronet - end of direct line

Sir Harry Munro

1781

7th baronet, rebuilt Foulis Castle after a fire destroyed it - MP for Ross-shire 1746 - 47

Col. Sir Robert Munro

1746

6th baronet, the Black Watch - killed at Falkirk, interred in the Churchyard of Falkirk

Sir Robert Munro

1729

5th baronet, the blind baron

Sir John Munro

1696

4th baronet, a zealous promoter of Presbyterian

Sir Robert Munro

1668

3rd baronet, son of Col John Munro of Obsdale

Sir Hector Munro

1651

2nd baronet, died age 17 - ending direct male line

Sir Hector Munro

1635

Made 1st baronet by Charles I - died in Hamburg, Germany

Robert Munro

1633

The black baron served in the 30 years war - died at Ulm, Germany

Hector Munro

1603

Brother of Robert

Robert Munro

1589

Died 8 months after his father

Robert-Mor Munro

1588

Added to the estate of Foulis, a loyal protector of Queen Mary- first Protestant and 1st to be at Kiltearn Church

Robert Munro

1547

Loyal supporter of Scotland against invasion of Protector, Duke of Somerset - killed at Pinkie

Hector Munro

1541

Extensive lands confirmed to him by James V at Stirling 1541

William Munro

1505

Killed in a raid assisting Chief of the Mackays

John Munro

1490

In minority was under his uncle John who led the Clan at Clachnaharry 1454

George Munro

1452

Under the Great Seal of James I, dated at St. Andrews 1426 - lands of great extent confirmed to him, killed at Bealach-nam-Brog

Hugh Munro

1425

Joined the Lord of the Isles in contest with Duke of Albany 1411

Robert Munro

1369

A charter confirmed by David II of Scotland 1364

The following ten chiefs cannot be authenticated by contemporary evidence and therefore there is some doubt as to their existence but their names have been handed down by tradition and thus merit a place in the list.

George Munro

1333

Succeeded his grandfather - continued his support of Bruce - killed at Halidon Hill

George Munro

Only son of Robert - predeceased his father - killed at Bannockburn 1314

Robert Munro

1323

Joined the party of Bruce in his claim to the throne of Scotland

George Munro

1282

Had all his Ross-shire lands confirmed to him by charter from Alexander II before 1249

Robert Munro

1239

Married daughter of Earl of Sutherland

Donald Munro

1195

Said to have built the old Tower of Foulis 1154. Assisted Wm the Lion in repressing rebellion

Robert Munro

1164

Loyal subject of David I and Malcolm IV - Interred in Church of Chanonry of Ross - burial place of Munros for 400 years

Hugh Munro

1126

First member of the line "Baron of Foulis"

George Munro

1101

Said to have assisted Malcolm III in contention with Macbeth for Crown of Scotland

Donald Munro

1039

Founder of the ancient House of Munro