Skip to main content

MacLeod, Mary, c1615?c1707

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Poem beginning 'Gao an iar thar na Feiste' and accompanying note, June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/179
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Gao an iar thar na Feiste, Ceo is uisge' which is described as having been composed by Màiri Nighean Alasdair Ruaidh to the MacDonalds after a meeting at Rodail [Roghadal/Rodel, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] at which the MacLeods and MacDonalds quarrelled. A vocabulary note reads 'Foirich = Pestle'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: June 1887

Song entitled 'Cha Teid Mor A Bharraidh Bhronach' and accompanying note, November 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/6
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Cha Teid Mor A Bharraidh Bhronach' collected from Peigi NicNeill [Peggy MacNeil], Brutharnis, Barraidh [Bruairnis/Bruernish, Barraigh/Barra] on 30 September 1870, beginning 'Cha teid Mor a Bharraidh bhronach, Horo thugaibh i hugaibh ise 'n tugaibh eile'. The note which precedes the song tells how Nighean Alastair Ruaidh, who was in Uist and Nic-an-Fhinn, who was in Barra would regularly meet and argue with each other. On one occasion, Nic-an-Fhinn attended a waulking of tweed in...
Dates: November 1870