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Mar Phòr san t-Uisge ? Ìomhaigh Sìol Torcail an Eachdraidh

Maccoinnich, Aonghas (2006) Mar Phòr san t-Uisge ? Ìomhaigh Sìol Torcail an Eachdraidh. In: Litreachas & Eachdraidh. Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 2, Glaschu 2002. Roinn na Ceiltis, Oilthigh Ghlaschu, Glaschu / Glasgow, pp. 214-231. ISBN 10: 0-903204-22-3

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Abstract

Tha an alt seo a' toirt iomradh air Sìol Torcail Leòdhais (neo Clann MhicLeòid Leòdhais) mu àm briseadh na h-oighreachd aca (c.1598-1610), agus an dì-meas a bha aig sgrìobhaichean rè an àm fhèin agus aig luchd-eachdraidh on uairsin orra. Tha an alt a' dèanamh sgrùdadh air na beachdan a tha am follais mu dheidhinn a' chinnidh agus a' sireadh, cho fad's a ghabhas sin dèanamh, beachd air dè cho "cothromach" sa bha leithid de bheachdan. Tha e sgrìobhte ann an Gàidhlig. This article, written in Gaelic, examines the views, both contemporary and in subsequent historiography of the Macleods of Lewis, a 'broken' clan who fell foul of James VI's government and were disposessed.