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TITLE
The Battle of Carinish
EXTERNAL ID
WHA_COMIC_40
PLACENAME
Carinish
DISTRICT
North Uist
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: North Uist
DATE OF RECORDING
2007
CREATOR
West Highland Animation
SOURCE
West Highland Animation
ASSET ID
41528
KEYWORDS
Culture
Oral Tradition
Battle of Carinish
Rory Mor MacLeod
clan warfare
feuds
Donald Gorm MacDonald
Donald MacIain 'ic Sheumais
'ic Iain 'ic Sheumais
waulking songs
Clan Donald
Clan MacLeod.

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The story of the wounding of Mac Iain 'ic Sheumais, the MacDonald hero from South Uist, at the Battle of Carinish in 1601. In this battle the powerful MacLeods of Harris were routed by the Uist MacDonalds after a dispute involving the notorious Donald Gorm of Sleat and his failed marriage to the one-eyed daughter of MacLeod of Dunvegan.

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The Battle of Carinish

INVERNESS: North Uist

Culture; Oral Tradition; Battle of Carinish; Rory Mor MacLeod; clan warfare; feuds; Donald Gorm MacDonald; Donald MacIain 'ic Sheumais; 'ic Iain 'ic Sheumais; waulking songs; Clan Donald; Clan MacLeod.

West Highland Animation

WHA - Comics

The story of the wounding of Mac Iain 'ic Sheumais, the MacDonald hero from South Uist, at the Battle of Carinish in 1601. In this battle the powerful MacLeods of Harris were routed by the Uist MacDonalds after a dispute involving the notorious Donald Gorm of Sleat and his failed marriage to the one-eyed daughter of MacLeod of Dunvegan.