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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Story entitled 'Bhrithinn Chaorain', 7 April 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/45
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Story entitled 'Bhrithinn Chaorainn' ['An Bhruidhean Chaorthuinn' or 'An Bruighean Caorthuin'] collected from Don[u]l Donull[ach] [Donald MacDonald] age 80, who had learned it from his father. In the story the Fenians are trapped by the Lochlannaich [Vikings] in a house until Fionn sings a Fenian charm which is heard by Diarmaid and Caoilte who come to rescue them. Text has been scored through as if to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: 7 April 1869

Story entitled 'Sgialac Fhinn', 9 May 1866

Identifier: Coll-97/CW104/21
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Sgialac Fhinn' [Sgeulachd Fhinn or The Story of Fionn] collected from Catrina Nic Cuidhein nighean Lachlain Ruari [Catrìona or Catherine MacQuien], [Clachan na Luib/Clachan a' Ghluip/Clachan an Lùib, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. The story begins with a battle between the Fenians and the Lochlannaich [Vikings] in which the Lochlannaich prevail and take as prisioner Cumhail, a skilled warrior. While in Ireland some Lochlannaich talk to Cumhail's sister and realise that she is...
Dates: 9 May 1866

The Norsemen in the Hebrides, Late 19th or early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/32
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Script for a lecture, delivered by Mackinnon, outlining his understanding of the history of Norse attacks, settlement, and rule in the Hebrides.

Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Transcription notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1864-1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW104
Scope and Contents Transciption notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. The inside front cover is inscribed in ink with 'Bought at Wadebridge Cornwall Dec[ember] 1 1864 p 1/6 A A Carmichael' and the opposite page has 'A A Carmichael' written on it in pencil. The notebook contains Fenian songs or tales mainly collected in Uibhist a Deas/South Uist and Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, some of which are repeated in full or in part. These include 'Laoidh na Muileartaich', 'Duan an Deirg' and 'A' Bhraoin Chaorain'....
Dates: 1864-1869