PS 212 – The MacKenzies’ March

      Tulach Àrd

Primary Sources

MacKenzies March, The / Tullochard R.25: 20r
K1 Index: Tulloch-ard… / Index: Tullochaird K1.107: 245

Notes on Gaelic Title

Tulach Àrd  Tullochard / The MacKenzies March R; Tulloch-ard / Tullochaird K1 index. Tulloch Ard. Placename, perhaps used as a war-cry. In the old Statistical Account it is identified with a mountain in Kintail (one of what are now called the ‘Five Sisters’), and the signal for a gathering was a fire burning on the top of it. The writer mentions the tune of ‘Tulloch-ard, or Seaforth’s gathering’. See R. Morrison, ‘Parish of Kintail’, in The Statistical Account of Scotland, vol 6, No. XXIX (1791-99), p. 244.

Roderick Cannon (2009)

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