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Paperback book `A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland circa 1695` by Martin Martin, 1703

Written by Martin Martin a native and Gaelic speaker, it casts light on the Hebrides when the old structure of society held sway before the Jacobite rebellions (for Tiree see pp 294-6). Includes Martin Martin`s `A Voyage to St Kilda`, and `A Description of the Western Isles of Scotland` 1549, by Sir Donald Monro, High Dean of the Isles, which presents an account of a pastoral visit to the islands still coping with the turbulent period after the fall of the Lords of the Isles.

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