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Song entitled 'Seathain', 26 May 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/43

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Seathain' [Seathan Mac Rìgh Èireann - John the Son of the King of Ireland] probably collected from Margaret MacIntosh, tailor's wife, Ceann a Deas Loch Baghasdail/South Boisdale, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Huru na hurri bho horo, Nam fai[c]te Sea[thain] ag eiridh'. The song is composed of fourteen lines and has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere. The text is slightly obscured by another item having been written transversely across it also in pencil.


  • Creation: 26 May 1869

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 64 folios ; 17 x 20.3 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 25v, line 1 to folio 25v, line 15

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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