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‘Land-assessment in Western Scotland’

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On February 9, 2016, the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies welcomed Denis Rixson (Mallaig) to discuss ‘Land-assessment in (Western) Scotland’. Below is this listener’s brief summary of the lecture. Denis began by explaining that, in Scotland, there are four types of land assessment: two non-fiscal and two based on currency. The two non-fiscal types… Continue reading

‘The Massacre of Eigg in 1577’

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On 28 January 2014, the Centre was pleased to welcome Ross Crawford to discuss ‘The Massacre of Eigg in 1577’. Below are the lecture slides and a brief summary. This presentation analysed the alleged massacre of Eigg in 1577, in which the MacLeods of Harris raided the island and asphyxiated the Clanranald population in a cave.… Continue reading