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Charm entitled 'An Torranan' and accompanying note, c1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/20

Scope and Contents

Charm entitled 'An Torranan' [Charm of the Figwort] collected from John Paton or Beaton or Bethune, shepherd, Aird-nan-Laogh, South Uist [Àird nan Laogh, Uibhist a Deas] and accompanying note, written transversely in a different ink over the text of the previous charm 'Eolas Beum Sula' (see Coll-97/CW7/19) and in the margin of folio 28v, describing where the figwort grows, how it is gathered and how it is used in the charm.


  • Creation: c1870

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 39 folios ; 26.3 x 22.1 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 28r, line 15 to folio 28v, line 11, including folio 28r transverse lines


Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, vol II (Edinburgh, 1900) pp 78-85.

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