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Story about the burial of Donald mac 'ic Ailein of Clanranald, c1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/81

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Story about the burial of Donald mac 'ic Ailein [Donald MacDonald 13th of Clanranald] stating that only three of the Clanranald were buried at Howmore [Tobha Mòr, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The story tells of his marriage, of his building a house for his wife in Canna [Canaigh], her elopment with a paramour and his return to Howmore for burial through North Uist [Uibhist a Tuath] following his death on Canna. Later members of the clan were buried in Nunton [Baile nan Cailleach, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula].


  • Creation: c1872

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From the Series: 72 folios ; 12.7 x 20 cm