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Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Note about Creag Chuiralain, 29 August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/87
Scope and Contents Note that Creag Chuiralain [Creag Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] is the old name for the place where the battle between the Lochaber [Loch Abar] and Argyll men was fought.
Dates: 29 August 1883

Note about Eas nan Ùig, August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/125
Scope and Contents Note about Eas nan Ùig [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyll], that Carmichaels were buried there; that the MacLaurins [MacLarens] of Duror and the MacColls of Glaisdrum [Glasdrum] fought there; that Donul nan Ord [Dòmhnall nan Òrd] hid there and that the Carmichaels and Stewarts were 'bosom friends' or 'lèine-chneis'.
Dates: August 1883

Note about 'Na Leonaich' and 'Na Ruitich', 29 August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/73
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Donald MacColl [foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] that the tribes 'Na Leonaich' and 'Na Ruitich' fought at Cladh Chuiralain [Cladh Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] and the people of the glens joined one side but were killed. Notes that Tobar nan Cìioch is used for a sore heart.
Dates: 29 August 1883

Note about Raol Donn and Blar an Dronga, c1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/85
Scope and Contents Note about Raol Donn and Blar an Dronga [Raghnall Donn MacDonald and Blàr and Dronga/Battle of Drong] noting that Raghnall was to fight Siol Leoid [Sìol Leòid or MacLeods] at Loch nan Arm near Howbeag [Tobha Beag/Howbeg, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] and that his brother Dòmhnall was going to let him be killed by MacLeod. Raghnall's men lost and word was sent to [Dòmhnall] Mac Iain ic Sheumais on Eriskay that day '& he started running & got to Carnish [Cairinis/Carinish, Uibhist a...
Dates: c1872

Note about the Crearanaich and Abraich, 29 August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/96
Scope and Contents Note possibly collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about the Crearanaich and Abraich preparing to fight near [a cairn in St Cyril's graveyard [Cladh Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] and a knoll 100 yards due west of it, using bows and Lochaber axes.
Dates: 29 August 1883

Note about the last battle on Lismore, August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/26
Scope and Contents Note that the last battle on Lismore [Lios Mòr] was fought at Achadhnan[-] [Probably Achadun].
Dates: August 1883

Notes about Blar Bog na Fala and Blar an Lodan and vocabulary note, September 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/169
Scope and Contents Notes about Blar Bog na Fala [Blàr Bogach na Fala, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] which was fought after everyone in the two duns were killed and Blàr an Lodan which was fought between Borve and Baile nan Creagin [Borgh and Baile na Creige]. Blàr an Lodan was witnessed by a man and prophesied by Coinneach Odhar [The Brahan Seer]. Mointeach mhioc Colla at Gleann [Mòinteach MhicColla, Glen] is also mentioned in relation to the number of layers of peat which have been taken from it. The vocabulary note...
Dates: September 1872

Poem beginning 'Is ann air luba na h-abhuinn', 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/342
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Is ann air luba na h-abhuinn' and concluding 'Bha na laidhe gun eiridh Bodach Nam Brigis' [Briogais].
Dates: 1887

Song beginning 'A chleirich a leughas na Sailm', c1862

Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/68
Scope and Contents Song [Òran a Chlèirich] collected from Coinneach Moireastan [Kenneth Morrison], Trithean, Carbost, Eilean Sgiathnach [Trien, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] on 30 June 1861 beginning 'A chleirich a leughas na Sailm, 'S barrail leam nach paile do chiall'. The song describes a battle between the Fenians and the Lochlannaich [Vikings] and is composed of ninety lines and contains annotations and deletions.
Dates: c1862

Song entitled 'A Sheutin Oig' and accompanying note, nd

Identifier: Coll-97/CW152/34
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'A Sheutin Oig' beginning 'A Sheutin oig o hu o ho, Gun togainn fonn le sugrah ort'. The song is composed of nineteen lines, arranged as eight verses of couplets and a chorus. The accompanying note states that ths song is reputed to be a Jacobite song composed by John Roy Stewart but that 'The song is not equal to Stewart'. Annotations have been made in ink.
Dates: nd