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Tales

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Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1883 to 1887

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing material collected mostly in An Apainn/Appin and Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. A large proportion of the stories and biographical information about Appin was collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, who was known as Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair. Amongst the material collected from Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair are proverbs, sayings, customs, stories about local figures and families and historic anecdotes. The other main...

Note about men who fought at Culloden, August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/132
Scope and Contents Note about men who fought at Culloden hiding in Dòmhnall nan Òrd's cave and that 20 of them who died were from Glencreran [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], and were very young: 'on whom fias[a]g [beard] did not mark'. The Glencreran men were commanded by Stewart of Airdsheile, who is noted as being 'a fine sword man'.

Notes about Dòmhnall nan Òrd, 29 August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/89
Scope and Contents Note that Coire Chailean [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] is the name of the place where Dòmhnall nan Òrd killed his father's killer and that Dòmhnall nan Òrd had a cave on the Invernahyle estate which could hold 40 men.

Story about 'Ban Donullach' begging, 29 August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/78
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Donald MacColl, [foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] about 'Ban Donullach' who went begging with the young Domhnall nan Òrd [Donald Stewart], then in exile and in disguise, for a year. After she had unsuccessfully tried to pretend to a shoemaker with whom she was lodging that Donald was her son, he gave the boy a free pair of shoes.

Story about fishing in Moidart, 29 August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/79
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about about how the young Domhnall nan Òrd [Donald Stewart], while living in exile with the Gobha Mhùideirt or Moidart Smith, was made to fish and did so successfully, twice. He was hidden under a washtub while the Campbells searched for him.

Story entitled 'Baran Na Bachuil Agus na 2 [Dà] Ighnean Rua', August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/41
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Baran Na Bachuil Agus na 2 [Dà] Ighnean Rua', probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about the murder of [Duncan] Stewart of Appin and his valet [Sollamh MacColla/Sorley MacColl] following a competition at Duart [Dubhaird, Muile/Mull], and the retrieval of Stewart's body by the Baron of Bachuil and his two red-haired daughters. The other states that when Stewart realised that his valet had been murdered he tried...