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Alasdair a laoigh mo chéile: waulking song in praise of Alasdair mac Colla, late 19th-early 20th century

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW376

Scope and Contents

Two copies of Alasdair a laoigh mo chéile: waulking song in praise of Alasdair mac Colla (Sir Alexander MacDonald, clan leader, d.1647), one copy is handwritten, one typescript. Written by Dorothy Brown (Diorbhail Nic a' Bhriuthainn, from the Island of Luing, fl.1644) and possibly used in William J. Watson's Bárdachd Gháidhlig.

Dates

  • late 19th-early 20th century

Language of Materials

English, Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

5 pages ; 252 mm x 220 mm

Physical Location

CW376

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm: Mic.Dup.1179/4

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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