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Griogal Cridhe

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Title - Griogal Cridhe
Contributors - Sandra Cameron

Summary - This song tells of the execution of Gregor MacGregor. His widow sings to her child about the terrible events which have occurred.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:28
Date Recorded - 1977
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - BBC

Track ID - 88589
Original Tape ID - MOD 1977 GR00741 Reel1
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Sutherland

Item Notes - This lament is attributed to the widow of Gregor MacGregor of Glenstrae, who was beheaded in 1570.
See:
'Bàrdachd Ghàidhlig' (Prof. W. Watson ed., 1932) p. 244
'Songs of Gaelic Scotland' (Anne Lorne Gillies ed., 2005) p. 140
'The MacDonald Collection of Gaelic Poetry' (Revs. A. & A. MacDonald eds., 1911) p. 325
'One Hundred and Five Songs of Occupation from the Western Isles of Scotland' (F. Tolmie ed., 1911) song 41
'The Gesto Collection' (K. N. MacDonald ed., 1895) Appendix p. 25

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