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MacMillan, Miss, fl1746 (Rossinish | Benbecula | Inverness-shire)


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Story entitled 'Prince Charlie', 1895

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/78
Scope and Contents Story written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Prince Charlie' and telling the story of a blanket specially made for Bonnie Prince Charlie [Prince Charles Edward Stuart] after his defeat at Culloden, when he was staying Roisinish [RĂ²isinis/Rossinish]. An unmarried woman there by the name of MacMillan heard he had no bed clothes so persuaded her neighbours to make a blanket for him. They worked non-stop on the blankets and 'dried [them] on the face of the rocks...
Dates: 1895