Clan Map of Scotland | The Gaelic word Clann means children and the central idea of Clanship is Kinship.
Country road alongside the grounds of Otterburn, Scottish Borders by Oliver Dixon, via Geograph - It was the Youngs of Otterburn who were the "chief riders" of the Reiver Clan Young and leaders of numerous raids on the English at Wark & Harbottle Castles.
Farmland of Mosstower and Ormiston fm the History of Eckford in the Scottish Borders site. This is my substitute pin until I find one of the exact site of Moss Tower. In 1544, during Henry VIII's "Rough Wooing," members of the Reiver Clan Young, "Sir James and Dand Young, were both murdered by the English in defense of their towers 'for they would not yield'". Dand Young was defending Moss Tower.
NOT EVERY SCOTTISH ANCESTOR WAS A "HIGHLAND SCOT" - some of them lived a wild and rough life on horseback in the Borders Region as Border Reivers. Check to see if your family name is here. They were a very interesting people and their story should be known and remembered. (Border Reiver surname map showing Border Reiver family names from both sides - Scotland & England.):