Tag: Lord Lovat

Allan MacColl / Lovat-Fraser indenture

Allan MacColl / Lovat-Fraser indenture

Allan MacColl Snr., organiser of the Lochaber Gathering, has died. He was 79. He died last Friday (17th) peacefully in his sleep. Allan will be buried tomorrow at 1.00pm at Glen Nevis Cemetery, Fort William.  However, given the current coronavirus pandemic, only his immediate family will be present. Allan was […]

The 1743 Lord Lovat-David Fraser piping indenture

The 1743 Lord Lovat-David Fraser piping indenture

Few, if any, documents connected with the early history of piping have been more frequently cited than the 1743 indenture in which, as writer after writer has claimed, the Jacobite Lord Lovat of the Forty-Five agreed to send his servant, David Fraser, “to the Isle of Skye in order to […]