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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Legend about the wren and the Irish army, 4 June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/6
Scope and Contents Legend about the dreolan or wren and the Irish army that when the English were asleep and the Irish were about to attack them during the night [at the Battle of the Boyne] the wren began eating crumbs on the drummer's head, waking him up and allowing him to alert the English to the attack. Consequently, 'the irish take a day in the year to kill the Dreathan (wren (St Pat[rick]?)' [referring to Wren Day or St Stephen's Day, 26 December]. Text has been scored through in pencil perhaps to...
Dates: 4 June 1887

Personal papers, 1804-1870

Identifier: Coll-51/3/2
Scope and Contents 1 Various documents on John Murchison, Col. Donald Murchison, the Glenshiel Affair, Gaelic songs, and monument to D.M. 2 Various documents re Tarradale, c.1810-1820. 3 Various documents re Tarradale, c.1812-1815. 4 Various documents re Tarradale, July 1815. 5 Various documents re Col. RM.McGregor's estate, 1831-1836. 6 Various documents re McGregor, Massie, etc., 1811-1850. 7 Small notebook labelled: 'Early memoranda of old war from...
Dates: 1804-1870

Story about the size of men in MacKenzie's regiment, 10 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/67
Scope and Contents

Story collected on Tarasaigh/Taransay which reads 'When MacKenzie raised his Reg[iment] he had 1000 & only 3 were und[er] 6 f[ee]t many above this.'

Dates: 10 July 1870