MacPhee, Donald, fl 1861 (Isle of Skye |)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Story about a giant killer collected from Donull Mac Cuieag [Donald MacCaig], Fearan an lea, who learnt it more that twenty years before from Donull Mac a Phee [Donald MacPhee], Talamsgeir [Fearann an Leagha/Fernilea and Talaisgeir/Talisker, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The story tells how the brother and sister did not get on with each other and an old woman warned the brother that the sister would try to kill him that night by hiding a giant under some rushes and encouraging him to...
Dates: 21 February 1861
Story entitled 'Alasdair Og Mac Righ Shasunn agus Alasdair dubh a bhrathair' and accompanying note, c1862
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Alasdair Og Mac Righ Shasunn agus Alasdair dubh a bhrathair' [Young Alexander son of the King of England and Dark Alexander his brother] collected from Donull MacCuieinn [Donald MacQueen] Fearann-an-letha [Fearann an Leagha/Fernilea, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] on 18 February 1861. The story tells how Rìgh Shasunn [King of England] was old and bedridden. He had two sons Alasdair Òg and Alasdair Dubh, the former being legitimate and the latter illegitimate. Alasdair Òg...
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Fionladh Choinnachain' continued from folio 14r collected from Donull Mac Cuieag [Donald MacCaig], Fearan an lea, who learnt it more that twenty years before from Donull Mac a Phee [Donald MacPhee], Talamsgeir [Fearann an Leagha/Fernilea and Talaisgeir/Talisker, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The story is about what happens to the giant killer after the old woman who helped him and his wife die. He loses everything and goes to the king for help. He is recognised as the...
Scope and Contents The story of 'Fionladh Choinnachain' and accompanying note which states that the reciter, who is not named, 'heard the story from an old man Donull MacPhee [Donald MacPhee] who lived at Talamh-sgeir [Talaisgeir/Talisker, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye], a man the like of whom he never at all heard for Sgialacun [sgeulachdan or tales]. The reciter remembers only a mere fraction of what he heard'. The story was collected at Ferann-an-le [Fernilea] on 21 February 1862. The story is about...
Scope and Contents Transcription notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. The majority of the volume has been used but intermittently there are groups of blank folios. Carmichael appears to have written in the book in the 1860s creating sections of different genres at different stages in the volume, with pages left blank in between to fill up appropriately. In about 1875 he has then used some of these blank pages to transcribe notes and stories but has not kept to the genres sections he initially created. The...
Dates: 1860 to c1866