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Story entitled 'An Tarbhan' about a bull being healed, 3 September 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/82

Scope and Contents

Story entitled 'An Tarbhan' [charm for surfeit] about a bull being healed. The story states that the informant's father had a stirk which was swollen and which was healed by Mary MacKenzie of Badfearn [Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] who circled the animal sunwise repeating a charm 'in the name of the Trinity'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 3 September 1909

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 39 folios ; 20.2 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 18v, line 12 to folio 19r, line 5


Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, vol. IV (Edinburgh, 1941), pp. 286-287

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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