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Caisteal Ormacleit na theine.

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Title - Caisteal Ormacleit na theine.
Contributors - Michael MacIntyre
Reporters - Donald Archie MacDonald; Angus John MacDonald
Item Person - Mac 'ic Ailein

Summary - Ormaclete Castle on fire.

Ormaclete Castle burned to the ground on the night of the Battle of Sheriffmuir. It was thought to have started when servants were cooking venison for the chief's return. Some suspected that his wife started the fire. A seer foresaw that the chief had been killed. He was killed by a MacCormick, who was fighting on his own side.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:52
Date Recorded - 1971.03
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Story, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 32862
Original Tape ID - SA1971.052
Original Track ID - SA1971.52.B2
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - South Uist
  Island - South Uist
  Village - Ormaclete

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