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Story about the Battle of Sheriffmuir, c1866

Identifier: Coll-97/CW104/10

Scope and Contents

Story about the Battle of Sheriffmuir probably collected from Alexander MacKenzie, Uisgeabhagh/Uiskevagh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, telling how at the battle, horses came amongst the Gaels and scattered them. Fear Leitir-iù [a MacKenzie] and Iain MacConnich [John MacKenzie], the informant's maternal grandfather, were up against five troops and so Fear Leitir-iù told John to go back to back with him and in that way they managed to kill the five soldiers with their swords.


  • c1866

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 91 folios ; 20 x 16.5 cm