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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 Douglas Earl of Argyle Earl of Huntly Earl of Lennox Earl of Ross Earldom of Ross Ewin expedition favour feud forfeiture Garmoran Godfrey Godred Godred Crovan granted heir Highlands and Isles Hugh Macdonald's M.S. Inverness Irish Islanders James James IV John of Isla King King's Kintaill Kintyre Knapdale lands latter Lauchlan Lennox Lewis Lochaber Lochbuy Lochiel Lords of Council Lordship Lorn Lovat M.S. History Macintosh Mackenzies Maclean of Dowart Macleod MacRuari Macvurich's M.S. Malcolm marriage Moydert Mull North Isles Norway Olave Parliament possessions Privy Seal Ranald rebellion rebels Regent reign royal Ruari Scots Scottish Siol Sir Donald Sleat Somerled South Isles Stewart Torquil treason tribe Tytler vassals West Highlands whilst
Page 90 - In the following year, after extensive preparations for another expedition to the Isles, the King assembled an army at Glasgow ;J and, on the 18th of May, we find him at the Castle of Mingarryin Ardnamurchan, being the second time, within two years, that he had held his court in this remote castle.§ John Huchonson, or
Page 39 - t office of Justiciar of Scotland, north of the Forth ;f an office which he probably obtained from Archibald, Earl of Douglas and Duke of Touraine, Lieutenant-General of the kingdom. In what manner Ross exercised this office is uncertain; but it was, perhaps, under colour of it that he wreaked * Bower a Hearne, IV. p.
Page 45 - influence in the Highlands and Isles, by forcing him frequently to reside at a distance from the seat of his power; * It would seem that the Castle of Rothsay was also besieged. Acts of Parliament, II. 109. t Tytler's Scotland, IV. pp. 86-127. Auchinleck Chronicle, pp. 44, 51, 55. Acts of Parliament, II. 190.
Page 232 - far addictit to thair awin tyrannicall opinions that, in all respects, they exceid in creweltie the maist barbarous people that ever hes bene sen the begynning of the warld."—Historic of King James the /Sext, p. 217. The author of the work in which the above severe reflections on the character and disposition of the Islanders occur, seems, from a passage in Sir
Page 147 - sailed to the coast of Sutherland, for the purpose of seizing Donald Mackay of Strathnaver, which was effected without difficulty. Thence, the fleet proceeded to the Isle of Lewis, where Ruari Macleod, with his principal kinsmen, met the King, and were made to accompany him in his further progress. The west coast of the Isle of Sky was next visited; and Alexander
Page 147 - of Dunvegan, lord of that part of the island, was constrained to embark in the royal fleet. Coasting round by the north of Sky, the King then came to the district of Trouterness, so lately desolated by the chief of Sleat. Here various chieftains, claiming their descent from the ancient Lords of the Isles, came to meet their Sovereign—particularly John
Page 19 - which, as I conceive, is an error for Angus MacSorlie—the latter being the way in which MacSomerled (spelt MacSomhairle) is pronounced in Gaelic. That there was, about this time, a matrimonial alliance between the house of Stewart and that of Isla, is probable from a dispensation in 1342, for the
Page 135 - Campbell of Glenurchy, Archibald Campbell of Auchinbreck, Archibald Campbell of Skipnish, and Duncan Campbell of Ilangerig,who were to be confined in Edinburgh Castle.* Colin, Earl of Argyle, dying in this year, was succeeded by his son, Archibald, fourth Earl, who immediately took the oath of allegiance to the King, and was appointed to all the offices held by
Page 321 - promising to be their friend, and to deal with the King in their favour." Having taken very strict order with Angus Macdonald for his future obedience, he suffered that chief to depart home. But not finding the others so ready to accede to all his proposals, the Lieutenant, by the advice of his chief counsellor, the Bishop of the