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Fragment of a story about MacLean of Suart's daughter and MacNeil of Barra, 1867

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/67

Scope and Contents

Story probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, Mi├╣ghlaigh/Mingulay which tells how MacLean of Duart's daughter was married to MacNeil of Barra that they did not get on together. They travelled to see her father in Am Muile/Isle of Mull but on their return she asked to stop in the Sound of Mull/An Caol Muileach to collect some dulse. When she was ashore MacNeil abandoned her and she was drowned on the rocks. On his return home, MacNeil married the daughter of Fear-Chean Lochmuideart [MacDonald of Kinlochmoidart, Ceann Loch M├╣ideart]. The story is incomplete.

Dates

  • 1867

Language of Materials

Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 88 folios ; 16.6 x 19.8 cm