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Canna John Lorne Campbell

Canna

John Lorne Campbell

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ISBN : 9780199201372
Hardcover
323 pages
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Canna is one of the most perfect islands in the Hebrides. Powerful historical currents have met on its shores. Religion links it with St Columba and with the medieval Benedictine monastery of Iona, its Gaelic language links it with Ireland, its olderMoreCanna is one of the most perfect islands in the Hebrides. Powerful historical currents have met on its shores. Religion links it with St Columba and with the medieval Benedictine monastery of Iona, its Gaelic language links it with Ireland, its older place names link it with Norway. Its political history saw the Norse occupation, the Lordship of the Isles, the Irish Franciscan mission of the 1620s to the Hebrides, the Earls of Argyll, the MacDonalds of Clanranald and the Jacobite risings.