The year is around 1707. It is only a couple of years since the burial of Sir Norman MacLeod of Berneray, one of the most famous chiefs of the Berneray branch of the MacLeods of Harris. He was the third son of Sir Roderick XV of Harris and Dunvegan. Today, […]
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The Simon Fraser letters 5
From The International Piper, June 1981. Letter from Dr. Charles Bannatyne, answering John Grant. Salsburgh, by Holytown, October 9th 1911. Sir, Mr. Grant, in your issue of 7th inst., makes the statement that I claim to be one of two men living who “understand the MacCrimmon secrets.” Would your correspondent […]
Who was Simon Fraser?
We have uploaded some letters that will interest the ceòl mòr enthusiast. The letters were published in The International Piper over several months in 1980 and 1981 and are correspondence between Simon Fraser (1844-1934) and others. Simon Fraser was a pupil of Peter Bruce, Glenelg, who in turn was a […]