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Story entitled 'Gleann Li-un', October 1890

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/38

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Story entitled 'Gleann Li-un' [Gleann Lìomhann/Glen Lyon, Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire] collected from an unnamed informant about a battle that took place between the 'Robertson Campbells & MacGregor & the Clann Imhear' [MacIver], the MacIvers being killed. The MacGregors came down from Bunrainich [Raineach/Rannoch], battled at Lagan a chatha and stopped at Camus nan Cam [Camus nan Càrn] to wash. At a ford in the River Lyon 'the river ran red with blood' and it is said that the river has never run there since but remains a silent water. The informant said that he had killed two otters with one shot there.


  • October 1890

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From the Series: 114 folios ; 14 x 20 cm