Strathcarron

Alternative Names Aldy Charrish
Site Type BATTLE SITE
Canmore ID 12038
Site Number NG94SW 4
NGR NG
Council HIGHLAND
Parish LOCHCARRON
Former Region HIGHLAND
Former District ROSS AND CROMARTY
Former County ROSS AND CROMARTY
NGR Desc Unlocated



Notes and Activities

Archaeological Notes

NG94SW 4 unlocated

See also NC40SW 14.

A battle was fought at Aldy Charrish (Rev A Mackay 1914) (Aldyharves {F N Reid 1890}) in Strathcarron on 11th July 1487, between the Mackays, assisted by the MacLeods of Assynt, and Alexander Ross of Balnagowan.
F N Reid 1890; Earldom of Sutherland; A Mackay 1914.

No further information.
Visited by OS (W D J) 21 October 1966.

 
Books and References

MacKay, A (1914) History of the Province of Caithness and Sutherland from the Earliest Times to 1615, in Beaton, D Wick
Page(s): 104-5

Reid, F N (1890) 'The Ross Family', The Scot Antiq Northern Notes Queries, vol.4
Page(s): 9-10

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