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Charm entitled 'An Earr-thalmhann', 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/24

Scope and Contents

Charm entitled 'An Earr-thalamhann' [An Earr Thalmhainn, The Yarrow] beginning 'Thigeams an diugh an t-Athair'. The accompanying note states that if when you go out in the morning the flowers are closed then your lover will spurn you and if not, then she will accept you. Also, if the petals are falling then you will not find the person or animal you are looking for. The text of the charm has been scored through in pencil with one amendment.


  • 1883

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 41 folios ; 18 x 23 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 18r, line 1 to folio 18r, line 20

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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