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Fragment of a story about a wrongfully imprisoned man, 1885

Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/42

Scope and Contents

Fragment of a story about a wrongfully imprisoned man. The man is asked by the king to fight a bully, who has come into the kingdom challenging everyone, for which the man asks for particular food including a bannock, butter and eggs. On meeting the bully, he caught him by the hand 'and pulled it off from the shoulder' having previously beaten him at other feats of strength. A page has been removed from the note book (probably contemporaneously) before this entry.


  • Creation: 1885

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 41 folios ; 18 x 23 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 26r, line 1 to folio 26r, line 14

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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