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TITLE
Isle of Skye. Flora MacDonald's Grave
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_2617
PLACENAME
Kilmuir
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Duirinish
PERIOD
1940s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
34521
KEYWORDS
Flora MacDonald
Kilmuir
Bonnie Prince Charlie
celtic cross
Charles Edward Stuart
Isle of Skye. Flora MacDonald's Grave

This imposing celtic cross with granite slab, in the cemetery in Kilmuir, north Skye marks the grave of Flora Macdonald. The inscription reads, "Preserver of Prince Charles Edward Stewart". The epitaph, penned by Dr Johnson reads, "Her name will be mentioned in history and if courage and fidelity be virtues mentioned with honour". Flora died 4th March 1790, with the first monument erected in 1871. This one blew down, was replaced by a new cross in 1880 and refurbished in 1922

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Isle of Skye. Flora MacDonald's Grave

INVERNESS: Duirinish

1940s

Flora MacDonald; Kilmuir; Bonnie Prince Charlie; celtic cross; Charles Edward Stuart

Highland Libraries

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This imposing celtic cross with granite slab, in the cemetery in Kilmuir, north Skye marks the grave of Flora Macdonald. The inscription reads, "Preserver of Prince Charles Edward Stewart". The epitaph, penned by Dr Johnson reads, "Her name will be mentioned in history and if courage and fidelity be virtues mentioned with honour". Flora died 4th March 1790, with the first monument erected in 1871. This one blew down, was replaced by a new cross in 1880 and refurbished in 1922