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MacLean, Lachlan, -1862 (Lachlan mac Fhion | Isle of Barra| later Cape Breton | Canada)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Assiniboine River [Near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada], 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2716
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Assiniboine River near the Manitoba Agricultural College south of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Story about a fairy woman trying to entrap a man, September 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/135
Scope and Contents Story about a fairy woman trying to entrap a man. The man is named as Lachlan ban mac Ruari Allasdair [Lachlan Bàn mac Ruaraidh Alasdair] and one night his three servants tried not to let him go to the fairy woman. He went away anyway and she begged him to marry her but he would not. The fairy tried to hypnotise him with a gold chain and every time he refused her she grabbed him around the waist. When the cock crowed she vanished. Lachlan went to Cape Breton [Canada] and died there ten years...
Dates: September 1872