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Biographical notes on Mòr Bhuide and accompanying quote, October 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/111

Scope and Contents

Biographical notes on Mòr Buidhe, that she was a bean-tuiream [mourner] who was from Barraigh/Isle of Barra but travelled in Uibhist/Uist. MacUistean's wife, who was from Vallay [Bhàlaigh, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist], had died and Mòr said 'M'eudail is m'air is mo run u Cha bu cheil dhuit Mac Uistean' [My darling, my joy and my love, you were not MacUisdean's wife] to which MacUistean replied 'Cha tuirst i fhein sin' [She never said that]. Text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates

  • October 1872

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 117 folios ; 20 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 38r, line 2 to folio 38r, line 12

Bibliography

Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, Vol II (Edinburgh, 1900) p. 309.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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