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Story about inheriting [Castle] Beagram, c1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/84

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Story about inheriting Beagram [Caisteal Bheagram/Castle Beagram, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] in which the clan chief gives his son his inheritance of the castle but keeps part of it [possibly Beinn na Faoghla] for himself. During a particularly harsh winter he goes to his son and asks for some bread but his son fights with him and he has to go and get the deeds. He dies on the journey back, so the son goes to get them, but he too dies. 'There began the war bet[ween] Iain Mòr Muideart[ach] [John MacDonald, chief of Clanranald] & Raol Gallda [Raghnall Gallda/Ranald MacDonald, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula].


  • c1872

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From the Series: 72 folios ; 12.7 x 20 cm