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Placename note for Uamh Fear Bhearnaray and accompanying story, 13 July 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/88

Scope and Contents

Place-name note for Uamh Fear Bhearnaray [uamh Fear Bhearnaraigh] that it is 'where he his when aft[er] the downfall of the Prince' [Bonnie Prince Charlie] and that it is 'at Liùr and Leab an Amhaistear'. The story tells how he asked his servant for a gun while they were being pursued but the servant refused him the gun as there was 'only 1 ball left' and he wanted to wait until the enemy was nearer but Fear Bheàrnaraigh grabbed the gun and shot it anyway, breaking the oars just as the boat turned around and went away.

Dates

  • 13 July 1870

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 64 folios ; 19.5 x 23 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 26v, line 20 to folio 27r, line 4

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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