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Marriage

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

Story about the 'iolair charm', 1901

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/10
Scope and Contents Story about the 'iolair charm' collected from Isabella Macdonald nèe Stewart 'from the Chisholms. Grandaughter of Hanna Chisholm and grandniece to Isabella Chisholm'. The story tells how her mother used the iolair charm and dogs to get her children, including Isabella, from among the deer at a place called Garbhath mhor between Lochaber and Badenoch. It also states that her husband nearly married again but that she got home in time to stop him. Carmichael describes Isabella Macdonald as 'a very...
Dates: 1901

Story about the King of Spain's daughter and MacLean of Duart, 1867

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/68
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay about the daughter of the King of Spain and MacLean of Duart. In the story the King of Spain's daughter has a dream about MacLean of Duart and so decides to go and find him. On arriving in Duart, Am Muile/Isle of Mull she meets him and asks him to go to Spain with her. To get rid of her he blows up the boat and then decides to get rid of his wife as well. He strands his wife on 'sgeir McLean' at Sliosmore []...
Dates: 1867

Story about the Lochlannaich [Vikings] and MacNeils, 24 September 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/99
Scope and Contents Story about the Lochlannaich [Vikings] and MacNeils which tells how the Lochlannaich built Caisteal Loch Thangastail [Dùn Mhic Leòid, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] and MacNeil's daughter married one of them and lived in the dun there. MacNeil wanted to kill the Lochlannaich because they were getting on in the country so he found out from his daughter what their weakness was and subsequently attacked them at night killing them all. MacNeil's daughter was pregnant and bore a son called Cailein or Caleb...
Dates: 24 September 1872

Story about the sons of the Duke of Argyll and MacLeod of MacLeods eldest sons, 10 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/50
Scope and Contents Story collected on Tarasaigh/Taransay about the sons of the Duke of Argyll's and MacLeod of MacLeod's eldest sons. The story tells how the two sons were together at the Royal High School Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann] or Edinburgh University and the Duke's son was being bullied by a sizable 'gille galda' [gille Gallda or Lowlander]. MacLeod's son stepped in to help the Duke's son but between the two of them they beat the gille Gallda so badly that he died from his injuries. The two fled to Dunvegan...
Dates: 10 July 1870

Story about the theft of a corpse, 20 January 1871

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/147
Scope and Contents Story collected from Hector MacLeod, aged 85, at Caisteal Bhuirgh/Borve Castle, Lionacleit/Linaclate, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, telling how a woman from the MacCormaig family in Killpheadair [Cille Pheadair/Kilpheder, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] went to work at Balranald [Baile Raghnaill, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] and got married there. Not long after she married she fell ill and died. When her wake folk were resting her friends 'who came in g[rea]t force' took away her corpse but they were...
Dates: 20 January 1871

Story and song about a water-horse, 28 October 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/125
Scope and Contents Story and song collected from Mrs MacDonald, Gramasdall [Gramasdal/Gramsdale, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] about a water horse. The story tells how a prince was under a spell and by night was a water-horse and by day a fairy. A farmer's daughter bore him a child, which had been conceived while she was asleep when she was tending cattle. She and her kin were very concerned about this and so she went to an old man for advice. He told her to hide the child by the cattle-fold. As she did this she...
Dates: 28 October 1870

Story entitled 'A Chaora Bhoidheach Ghlas', c1862

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/4
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'A Chaora Bhoidheach Ghlas' collected from Donnacha Mac Dhiarmaid [Duncan MacDiarmaid] Fearann an letha [Fearann an Leagha/Fernilea, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] on 7 March 1861 and also from Caristine Nic Cuiean [Christina MacQuien or MacQueen] also from Fernilea. The story is told in a confusing manner as the different episodes of the story have been over-compressed. The story tells of two girls. One girl is born to a sheep, which is onwed by a wealthy man and the...
Dates: c1862

Story entitled 'A Chromag a Ghabh Mu an Cuairt', c1862

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/3
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'A Chromag a Ghabh Mu an Cuairt' collected from Ruairidh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost on 6 March 1861 and Donnacha Mac Dhiarmaid [Duncan MacDiarmaid], Fearan-na letha [Fearann an Leagha/Fernilea, both An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. This is a story about an old man, who does not get on with his wife and in order to prove to her that he is not useless goes off on a journey. He happens upon a giant's house and on receiving hospitality from the giant's wife and being...
Dates: c1862

Story entitled 'A Chromag a ghabh mu an Cuairt', 1861

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/3
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'A Chromag a ghabh mu an Cuairt' collected from Ruathraidh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] on 14 November 1860. This is a story about an old man, who does not get on with his wife and in order to prove to her that he is not useless goes off on a journey. He happens upon a giant's house and on receiving hospitality from the giant's wife and being hidden from the giant discovers that they own a magic tablecloth which with the...
Dates: 1861

Story entitled 'A Ch[r]omag gabh mun cuairt', 6 February 1861

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/17
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'A Ch[r]omag gabh mun cuairt' collected from Ruari Camashorn [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. This is a story about an old man, who does not get on with his wife and in order to prove to her that he is not useless goes off on a journey. He happens upon a giant's house and on receiving hospitality from the giant's wife and being hidden from the giant discovers that they own a magic tablecloth which with the magic words provides food and...
Dates: 6 February 1861