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Story about 'Màiri Bhoidheach', Mary MacQueen, 1877

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/47

Scope and Contents

Story entitled 'Màiri Bhoidheach' about Màiri NicCuinn [Mary MacQueen] daughter of Reverend Alan MacCuinn [Alan MacQueen] son of Reverend Donul MacCuinn [Donald MacQueen], Taighearry [Tigh a' Ghearraidh/Tigharry, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist], who had a song composed for her by Alexander Stewart, school master at Baileanloch [Baile Loch, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. Mary 'took such a dislike to the man [Stewart] that she could never bear to hear the song'.

Dates

  • 1877

Language of Materials

English,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 15r, line 5 to folio 15r, line 20

Bibliography

A' Chòisir-chiùil (The St. columba collection of Gaelic songs), Part IV (Paisley) p. 85.
MacDonald, Archibald , Rev. (ed.) The Uist Collection - The poems and songs of John MacCodrum, Archibald MacDonald, and some of the minor Uist bards (Glasgow, 1894) p. 216.
MacEdward Leach and the Songs of Atlantic Canada, http://www.mun.ca/folklore/leach/songs/CB/9-12.htm
MacKenzie, John, (ed.), Sàr Obair nam Bàrd Gaelach (Edinburgh, 1907) p.414.
Matheson, Rev. William, A Mhàiri Bhòidheach http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/18762/1
Scott, Hew, (ed.), Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae Vol VII (Edinburgh, 1928 ) p. 191.

Repository Details

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