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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Mistakes in Dr Benleys (sic) sermons of Mr Boyles lecture, 13 September 1697
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A 
Scope and Contents Handwritten figures in table with accompanying caption which refers to "mistakes in Mr Bentlys [sic] sermons about the order and contrivance of the universe". Robert Boyle instituted a series of lectures through his will, with the intention of providing a forum for prominent academics to confute atheism. The lectures were inaugurated in 1692 by the scholar Richard Bentley who attempted to use the methods and conclusions of natural science to prove the dictates of Christian faith.
Dates: 13 September 1697
Story about Aonas mac Neil, 20 January 1871
Scope and Contents Story collected from Hector MacLeod, aged 85, at Caisteal Bhuirgh/Borve Castle, Lionacleit/Linaclate, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula about Aonas mac Neil [Aonghas MacNeil or Angus MacNeil] that he was the person who disturbed the grave of the child of the daughter of the King of France and that he was an atheist who said that there was no 'hereaft[e]r & that the soul of a man when if left a man crept along a dyke side like a biast till it met the first closach eich [horse corpse] & went...
Dates: 20 January 1871