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Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Song entitled 'Mor Iorteach' and accompanying story, 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/6
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Mor Iorteach' [Mor Hiortach, Marion Gillies] beginning 'Cha'n ionagh mis a bhi ualach' and containing eighteen lines arranged into five verses: the last line of verse three is missing along with the first two lines of verse four. The story refers to Mor as 'Mor Bhàn' and that not only did she compose songs she sang them too 'having a beautiful rich full voice'. It quotes two descriptions of her beauty including that she was 'a leanann-falaich to Campbell of Islay' [Robert...

Song entitled 'Mor Iorteach' and accompanying story, 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/7
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Mor Iorteach' beginning 'Gun robh Iain MacGilliosa, Is t-fhoabhar rium ga libhinn' composed by Mor Hiortach [Marion Gillies or MacDonald, Trumpan, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. Verses three and four are both bracketed with a question mark in a different ink. The accompanying story includes information on her death; her marriage; her beauty and that 'She was always made to sing her song to Islay [Robert Campbell of Shawfield] in visiting gentlemen's houses for which she...