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Argyllshire Scotland

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Notes about Tobar Chuiralainn, 29 August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/88
Scope and Contents Story about the son [of Campbell of Airds] punished by his father for his iconoclasm [burning the saints’ images]. His father refused him a drink to slake his thirst. When he did get one, from Tobar Chuiralainn [Tobar Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], he died. The others involved in the burning died ‘in great suffering agony’. Also notes that coins are left by the well by pilgrims and that Todd of Dumfries, farmer in Sallachuil drank from the well and was told by MacLaurin, the school...

Story about a battle at Creag Churralain, 29 August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/85
Scope and Contents Story possibly collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about a battle fought at Creag Churralain [Creag Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal, Argyllshire] by people from Lochaber [Loch Abar] and Argyll, in which most of the Argyll men were killed. After this Cailean Uaine of the Campbells of Dunstaffnage [Colin Campbell, Dùn Stafhainis] killed Alexander Stewart of Invernahyle [Inbhir na h-Aigheal].