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afterwards Allan Allan MacRuari Allaster Angus appear Ardnamurchan Arran Balloch brother Bute Camerons Campbell Castle charter chief Chronicle Clan Ian Clanchameron Clanchattan Clandonald Clanranald Coll Crown death descendants districts Donald Balloch Donald Dubh Earl of Argyle Earl of Huntly Earl of Lennox Earl of Ross Earldom of Ross Ewin expedition favour feud forfeiture Garmoran Godred Godred Crovan granted heir Highlands and Isles Hugh Macdonald's M.S. Hugh of Sleat Inverness Irish Islanders James John of Isla King King's Kintaill Kintyre Knapdale lands latter Lauchlan Lewis Lochaber Lochbuy Lochiel Lords of Council Lordship Lorn M.S. History Macintosh Mackenzies Maclean of Dowart Macleod MacRuari Macvurich's M.S. marriage Moydert nobleman North Isles Norway Olave Parliament possessions Privy Seal Ranald rebellion rebels Regent reign royal Scots Scottish Siol Sir Donald Sleat Somerled South Isles Stewart styled Torquil treason Treasurer's Accounts tribe Tytler Tytler's Scotland vassals West Highlands whilst
Page 171 - Henry notice of their arrival, as being " three thousand of them, very tall men, clothed, for the most part, in habergeons of mail, armed with long swords and long bows, but with few guns ; the other thousand, tall maryners that rowed in the galleys...
Page 332 - The fifth statute proceeded upon the narrative, that one of the chief causes of the great poverty of the Isles, and of the cruelty and inhuman barbarity practised in their feuds, was their inordinate love of strong wines and aquavitae, which they purchased, partly from dealers among themselves, partly from merchants belonging to the mainland.
Page 164 - He next directed his course to Dumbarton castle, a fortress, of which, as the key of the West of Scotland, Henry had long, but in vain, sought the possession. It was the property of Lennox, and being commanded by...
Page 122 - King's service, as soon as he should perceive that the government was serious in " destroying the wicked blood of the Isles ; for, as long as that blood reigns, the King shall never have the Isles in peace...
Page 394 - policie and planting" about their houses; and to take mains, or home-farms, into their own hands, which they were to cultivate, " to the effect they might be thereby exercised and eschew idleness.
Page 171 - In all the documents illustrative of these proceedings, we find that Lennox was acknowledged by the Islesmen as the true Eegent and second person of the realm of Scotland ; and while, at his command, they gave their allegiance to the English King, they, at the same time, bound themselves in particular to forward Henry's views in regard to the marriage of the Princess of Scotland, and, in all other affairs, to act under the directions of Lennox, The name of James Macdonald of Isla, whose lands of...
Page 278 - This much is certain, that the Isles of Lewis and Harris, and the lands of Dunvegan and Glenelg, were declared to be at the King's disposal.
Page 73 - Isla from 1 344, and soon came to rival the Harris branch of the Macleods in power and extent of territory, and even to dispute the chiefship with them. Their armorial bearings, however, were different, the family of Harris having a castle, while that of Lewis had a burning mount. The possessions of the Siol Torquil were very extensive, comprehending the isles of Lews and Rasay, the district of Waterness in Skye, and those of Assynt, Cogeach, and Gairloch, on the mainland.
Page 23 - Writing of the descendants of Somerled about this period, Gregory says that of these " there were, in 1285, three great noblemen, all holding extensive possessions in the Isles as well as on the mainland, who attended in that Scottish Parliament, by which the crown was settled on the Maiden of Norway. Their names were Alexander de Ergadia of Lorn (Son of Ewin of Lorn), Angus, the son of Donald, and Allan, the son of Ruari.
Page 94 - Argyll, and others for letting on lease, for the term of three years, the entire Lordship of the Isles as possessed by the last lord, both in the Isles and on the mainland, excepting only the Island of Isla and the lands of North and South Kintyre. Argyll received also a commission of Lieutenandry, with the fullest powers, over the Lordship of the Isles...