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Heisker North Uist Inverness-shire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

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Story about a lamb dropped by an eagle, 1869 to 1875

Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/34
Scope and Contents Story about the great grandfather of Don[ui]l Bhoradhai [Donald Bhorogaigh] who saw an eagle flying overhead carrying a lamb and using a horse-halter caused the eagle to drop the lamb. The lamb went on to be the progenitor of a flock of sheep. A note written diagonally across it states the eagle was 'Probably making for Eaval Borodhay [Bhorogaigh, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] being on the line between Heisgeir [Theisgeir/Heisker] and Eaval' [Eabhal, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. Text has been...
Dates: 1869 to 1875