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Song entitled 'Lorg an Ogain', 13 January 1865 - 12 November 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/6

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Lorg an Ogain' [Seathan Mac Rìgh Beirbh or John, Son of the King of Bergen] collected from Aonas Mac Aonais [Angus MacInnes], crofter, Smearclait [Smeircleit/Smerclete, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Lorg an ogain seach an t-ath, Air ceum romhath tha ro-dhian'. The text has been scored through in ink and a transverse note on folio 10r reads 'Transcribed into MS Book No 4 page 7. 12 Nov[ember] 1870 A[lexander]. A[rchibald]. C[armichael].' Two annotations have been added in ink.


  • Creation: 13 January 1865 - 12 November 1870

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 86 folios ; 20.3 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 11r, line 11 to folio 12r, line 12

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW107/40 and Coll-97/CW113/5 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.

Repository Details

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