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Story about the Ceathirne-Choill, 6 July 1892

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/2

Scope and Contents

Story collected from Duncan Macniven, 'old schoolmaster', Cnoc na h-Aird, Taynuilt [Taigh an Uillt, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] about the 'Ceathirne-Choill' [ceatharnach-coille or outlaws] and how they were killed with a sword by Fear Bhail an deor [Fear Bhaile an Deòir, Baile an Deòra/Balindore] around an oak beam [sail dharaich] 'because they dwelt in the woods'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates

  • 6 July 1892

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 35 folios ; 20.2 x 14.5 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 187v, line 1 to folio 187v, line 14

Bibliography

Carmichael, Alexander, 'Traditions of the Land of Lorne and the Highland ancestry of Robert Burns', The Celtic Review, vol. IIII (1912), pp. 324-326.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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