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Charm against foxes, 1877

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/9

Scope and Contents

Charm against foxes entitled 'Or an t-Sionnaich' [The Spell of the Fox] beginning 'Sian a choin-choille mu chasan an sionnaich' probably collected from Mary Stewart, age 76, Malacleit [Malaclate, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] also known as Màiri Bhreac, sean bhanachaig [old dairywoman]. The charm is composed of eight lines. Text scored over with note saying 'Transcribed'.

Dates

  • 1877

Language of Materials

Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 62 folios ; 23.5 x 19.5 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 3v, line 15 to folio 3v, line 22

Bibliography

Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, Vol II (Edinburgh, 1900) pp. 128-129.
Stiùbhart, Domhnall Uilleam, 'Màiri Bhreac agus Gàidsear an Fhèilidh: Màiri Stiùbhart, Alasdair MacGilleMhìcheil, na thug i seachad, agus na rinn e leis', Scottish Gaelic Studies, xxiv (2008), pp. 551-571.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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