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MacLean, Mac Iain Ghiorr (pirate and reiver | Isle of Mull)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Song beginning 'Cha toir Mac Iain Ghiorr a Muil[e] [th]u', 18 September 1884

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/231
Scope and Contents

Song beginning 'Cha toir Mac Iain Ghiorr a Muil[e] [th]u' probably collected from Ann Livingstone (née MacPherson) aged about 80 years, Bunawe [Bun Abha/Bonawe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Text has been scored through as if copied elsewhere.

Dates: 18 September 1884

Song entitled 'Mac Iain Ghiorr' and accompanying story, 1877

Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/76
Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Mac Iain Ghiorr' beginning 'Te bha blithean ba aig Ru Huisnis', and accompanying story which tells how Mac Iain Ghiorr stole a cow from a woman. Also vocabulary note that 'mothir' [mòthar] means the noise of the sea. The song is composed of seven lines. This text has been scored through perhaps indicating it has been transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: 1877

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Bonawe Glenorchy and Inishail (parish) Argyllshire Scotland 1
Cattle stealing 1
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