Recognised as kinsfolk of two proud Scottish clans, Clan Macpherson and Clan Donald, bearers of the Murdoch name have also stamped their own indelible mark on the pages of the colourful drama that is Scotland’s history.
Of ancient Celtic roots, many have flourished, and continue to flourish, through a diverse and colourful range of endeavours and pursuits.
In the creative world of the written word, Iris Murdoch was the philosopher and prolific author born in Dublin in 1919.
Her first novel, the 1954 Under the Net, was selected in 1999 as one of the 100 best English language novels of the twentieth century.
Born in Melbourne in 1931, Rupert Murdoch is the international media tycoon who created News Corporation - the global media empire that includes ownership of newspapers, radio stations and cable television networks.
Shot through with high romance and drama, the stirring tale of the Murdochs is told here.