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Kings and rulers

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

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean', c1861

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/11
Scope and Contents Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean' [similar to folktales of 'The Extraordinary Companion'] probably collected from Ruaridh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The complete story can be found at CW109/2 folio 3v.
Dates: c1861

Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean', c1861

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/13
Scope and Contents Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean' [similar to folktales of 'The Extraordinary Companion'] probably collected from Ruaridh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] which can be found at CW109/2, folio 3v.
Dates: c1861

Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean', 1861

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/14
Scope and Contents Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean' [similar to folktales of 'The Extraordinary Companion'] probably collected from Ruaridh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] which can be found at CW109/2, folio 3v.
Dates: 1861

Note about burials at 'Cladh na mac Ri', October 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/53
Scope and Contents Note which reads '7 sons of Kings said to be bur[ied] at Cladh na mac Ri[gh]. Also Bille.' [Cladh na Mac Rìgh/Glenamachrie, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: October 1892

Notes about woods and stones and a story about an Irish queen, October 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/57
Scope and Contents Note that Coille bheag, which is close to Cille, Bunawe [Coille Bheag, Bun Abha, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] was 'a beautiful oak wood of rare beauty, now [sup[planted]] by pine'. Note that 'Round marble stone' was found at found at Ru-aird-an-draighin at Beinn-duirenis [Rubh' Aird an Droighinn, Beinn Duirinnis] and a story that an Irish queen visited there but fled with [an ax-man], and that the ruins of the place are still visible near Eilean Uisneachain [Eilean Uisneachan].
Dates: October 1892

Poem begining 'Nigheann Righ Eangain A triuir leannan', c1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/132
Scope and Contents Poem begining 'Nigheann Righ Eangain A triuir leannan'. The verse has been written out twice, the second time arranging the text in shorter lines.
Dates: c1875

Poem beginning 'A bhean bhalbh sin a bhean bhalbh' and accompanying story, c1866

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW104/3
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'A bhean bhalbh sin a bhean bhalbh' and accompanying story collected from Lachlan Donullach [Lachlan MacDonald], Grimisey [Griomsaigh/Grimsay, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. The story is a reworking of 'An t-Og Chraobh' which can be found on folios 1v to 12r (CW104/1).
Dates: c1866

Safderjang Tomb, Dehli, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/184
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Safderjang Tomb, a Moghal Emperor in Dehli, India in the early 20th century. B.D.K. (photographer?)
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Story about [Diarmaid] and accompanying verse., c1866

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW104/14
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Donald MacPhee, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist, about [Diarmaid] and accompanying verse beginning 'Cha do shaoil le m'athair fhein, Gur eir feola bha nam chrì'. The story tells how a king ordered all old people to be put to death and then for every man to bring his enemies, children, animals, musicians and fools to him. One poor man dug a hole in the ground and put his father in it. His father told him to follow the king's orders and so they arrived at the...
Dates: c1866

Story about giant killer, 21 February 1861

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/5
Scope and Contents Story about a giant killer collected from Donull Mac Cuieag [Donald MacCaig], Fearan an lea, who learnt it more that twenty years before from Donull Mac a Phee [Donald MacPhee], Talamsgeir [Fearann an Leagha/Fernilea and Talaisgeir/Talisker, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The story tells how the brother and sister did not get on with each other and an old woman warned the brother that the sister would try to kill him that night by hiding a giant under some rushes and encouraging him to...
Dates: 21 February 1861