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Story about the origins of Rònaidh and the place-name Leòdhais, 27 October 1873

Identifier: Coll-97/CW115/25

Scope and Contents

Story about the origins of Rònaidh/North Rona that it was made from part of the Butt of Lewis, while Rìgh Lochlainn tried to drag the Long Island to Lochlann [Rubha Robhanais, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis] dropping out of a creel, as did Sula Sgeir. It also states that the place-name Leòdhais/Lewis is connected to Rìgh Lochlainn and one of his two sons and France.


  • Creation: 27 October 1873

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 12 folios ; 17 x 21cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 8r, line 14 to folio 8r, line 22

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Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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