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Song entitled 'Seathan Mac Ri Builbh', 6 April 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/40

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Seathan Mac Ri Builbh' [Seathan Mac Rìgh Beirbh or John, Son of the King of Bergen] beginning 'Lorg an ogain seach an t-ath' collected from Duncan MacDonald [Donnachadh Mac an Tàillear] from Snaosveall [Sniseabhal/Snishival, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. Text has been scored through as if the text has been transcribed elsewhere.


  • 6 April 1869

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 68 folios ; 20.5 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 36v, line 10 to folio 37v, line 13

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW113/5 and Coll-97/CW113/6 are other versions of the song given by different informants.


Campbell, John Frances, Popular Tales of the West Highlands, vol III (Edinburgh, 1862) pp 282-287.
Henderson, George, The Norse influence on Celtic Scotland (Glasgow, 1910) pp 323-326.

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