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Story about the fate of Angus MacAulay, Lewis, 1874 and 1891

Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/153

Scope and Contents

Story about Angus MacAulay from the Isle of Lewis [Eilean Leòdhais ] who was called up to fight under the Duke of Montrose but who was sent back to look after the womenfolk at home. He did not want to go because he 'had a thorough shrew for his wife'. His wife met him at a place called 'Clach Aonais' reproached him and so he turned around and immediately went back to the fighting. He was killed at the Battle of Auldearn [9 May 1645].


  • Creation: 1874 and 1891

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 62 folios ; 23.5 x 19.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 44v, line 13 to folio 45r, line 7

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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