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Story entitled 'John MacLeod', 31 August 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/72

Scope and Contents

Story entitled 'John MacLeod' about a famous swordsman who 'could cut the button from the neck of his opponent's shirt'. He was smothered by a snow storm by 'his own garden wall' having been out hunting. The story states that his tomb is in the church at Rodail [St Clement's Church, Rodel, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] and that the stone for it was hewn locally at Geocrab. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 31 August 1909

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Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 39 folios ; 20.2 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 17v, line 1 to folio 17v, line 20


Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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