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Story about Clach Mhòr na Gleannan, 24 September 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/105

Scope and Contents

Story about Clach Mhòr na Gleannan [Barraigh/Isle of Barra], that it was thrown by a Lochlannach [Viking] at his sweetheart from Fuidey [Fuidheigh/Fuday]. When it struck her, it drove her into the ground and there is now a large boulder stuck in the earth there. The Lochlannach 'did'nt (sic) wish to kill her but just throw this as a spitheag at her'.


  • Creation: 24 September 1872

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 72 folios ; 12.7 x 20 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 41v, line 27 to folio 42r, line 8

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Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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