A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland, Circa 1695

A Voyage to St Kilda

By Martin Martin, Donald Monro

Edited by Jean Munro

Introduction by Charles W. J. Withers , R.W. Munro

Format: Paperback

This text offers Martin Martin's narrative of his journey around the Western Isles, with information on custom, tradition and life, and an account of St Kilda, published in 1697, and Sir Donald Monro, High Dean of the Isles, visit after the fall of the Lords of the Isles, written in 1549.

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One of the greatest travellers in Scotland, Martin Martin was also a native Gaelic speaker. This text offers his narrative of his journey around the Western Isles, and a mine of information on custom, tradition and life. Martin Martin's wrote before the Jacobite rebellions changed the way of life of the Highlander irrevocably. The volume includes the earliest account of St Kilda, first published in 1697 and Sir Donald Monro, High Dean of the Isles, account written in 1549 which presents a record of a pastoral visit to islands still coping with the aftermath of the fall of the Lords of the Isles.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Birlinn Limited
Publication Date 17 Aug 1999
ISBN 9781841580203
Number of Pages 546

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