Maol Ruadh

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Canmore ID 23789
Site Number NN28SE 1
NGR NN 271 826
Former Region HIGHLAND
Former District LOCHABER
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Archaeological Notes

NN28SE 1 271 826.

(NN 271 826) Maol Ruadh (Site of Battle between Clans) (NAT)
OS 6" map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1903)

The last feudal battle between two Highland factions was fought near Keppoch, at a place called Mulray (Maol Ruadh). The participants were Ronald of Keppoch, and his overlord M'Intosh of M'Intosh, the former taking the day (NSA 1845).
This conflict took place immediately prior to the Rebellion of 1688 (Gregory 1881).
NSA 1845; D Gregory 1975 (reprint of 1881).

Books and References

Gregory, D (1975) History of the Western Highlands and Isles of Scotland: from AD 1493 to AD 1625 with a brief introductory sketch, from AD 80 to AD 1493, Edinburgh
Page(s): 415 Held at RCAHMS C.2.3.GRE

NSA (1834-1845) The new statistical account of Scotland by the ministers of the respective parishes under the superintendence of a committee of the society for the benefit of the sons and daughters of the clergy, 15v Edinburgh
Page(s): Vol. 14, Inverness, 508-9 Held at RCAHMS B.2.2.STA

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