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Subject Source: Sss
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Story about Bliana nan Sasunach, 23 May 1869

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/33
Scope and Contents Story collected from Roderick MacNeil, MiĆ¹ghlaigh/Mingulay about Bliana nan Sasunach [Bliadhna nan Sasannach the year of the Englishmen] telling how Iain mac Fh[earchair] ic M[hurchaidh], was hanged without trial by Captain Scott and his men, about 600 of whom were on BeĆ rnaraigh/Berneray and Mingulay for a week. He was Roderick's uncle, being her son before she was married. The story tells how the soldiers took everything and how the islanders fled in fear of them. Two men went into the...
Dates: 23 May 1869