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" Then he received his forefathers' sword, or some other sword, signifying that his duty was to protect and defend them from the incursions of their enemies in peace or war, as the obligations and customs of his predecessors were. The ceremony being over,... "
Summer tours in Scotland, official guide - Page 81
by David MacBrayne (ltd.) - 1882
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Collectanea de Rebus Albanicis: Consisting of Original Papers and Documents ...

Donald Gregory - 1847 - 458 pages
...in his possessions. He was clothed in a white habit, to shew his innocence and integrity of heart, that he would be a light to his people, and maintain...pouring their prayer for the success and prosperity of thejr new created Lord. When they were dismissed, the Lord of the Isles feasted them for a week thereafter...
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Collectanea de Rebus Albanicis: Consisting of Original Papers and Documents ...

Donald Gregory - 1847 - 456 pages
...apparel did afterwards belong to the poet by right. Then he was to receive a white rod in his band, intimating that he had power to rule, not with tyranny...pouring their prayer for the success and prosperity of their new created Lord. When they were dismissed, the Lord of the Isles feasted them for a week thereafter...
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Collectanea de Rebus Albanicis: Consisting of Original Papers and Documents ...

Donald Gregory - 1847 - 444 pages
...enemies in peace or war, as the obligations and customs of his predecessors were. The ceremony heing over, mass was said after the blessing of the bishop...pouring their prayer for the success and prosperity of their new created Lord. When they were dismissed, the Lord of the Isles feasted them for a week thereafter...
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Origines Parochiales Scotiae: The Antiquities ..., Issue 97, Volume 2, Part 1

William Anderson - 1854 - 438 pages
...power to rule, not with tyranny and partiality, but with discretion and sincerity. Then he received lus forefathers sword, or some other sword, signifying...pouring their prayer for the success and prosperity of then' new created lord. When they were dismissed, the Lord of the Isles feasted them for a week thereafter,...
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Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Volume 13

Society of Antiquaries of Scotland - 1879 - 452 pages
...signifying it was his duty to protect and defend them from the incursions of their enemies in peace and war, as the obligations and customs of his predecessors...pouring their prayer for the success and prosperity of their new-created lord. When they were dismissed, the Lord of the Isles feasted them for a week thereafter;...
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The Celtic Magazine, Volume 5

1880 - 500 pages
...not with tyranny and partiality, but with discretion and sincerity. Then he received his forefather's sword, or some other sword, signifying that his duty...pouring their prayer for the success and prosperity of their new created lord. When they were dismissed, the Lord of the Isles feasted them for a week thereafter...
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The Celtic magazine, conducted by A. Mackenzie and A. MacGregor, Volume 5

Alexander Mackenzie - 1880 - 770 pages
...not with tyranny and partiality, but with discretion and sincerity. Then he received his forefather's sword, or some other sword, signifying that his duty...pouring their prayer for the success and prosperity of their new created lord. When they were dismissed, the Lord of the Isles feasted them for a week thereafter...
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History of the Macdonalds and Lords of the Isles: With Genealogies of the ...

Alexander Mackenzie - 1881 - 572 pages
...in his possessions. He was clothed in a white habit, to show his innocence and integrity of heart, that he would be a light to his people, and maintain...pouring their prayer for the success and prosperity of their new created lord. When they were dismissed, the Lord of the Isles feasted them for a week thereafter...
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History of the Macdonalds and Lords of the Isles: With Genealogies of the ...

Alexander Mackenzie - 1881 - 572 pages
...his hand, intimating that he had power to rule, not with tyranny and partiality, but with diseretion and sincerity. Then he received his forefathers' sword,...pouring their prayer for the success and prosperity of their new ereated lord. When they were dismissed, the Lord of the Isles feasted them for a week thereafter...
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The Carved Stones of Islay

Robert C. Graham - 1895 - 282 pages
...ruler of the Isles. There was a square stone seven or eight feet long, and the tract of a man's foot cut thereon, upon which he stood, denoting that he...pouring their prayer for the success and prosperity of their new created lord. When they were dismissed, the Lord of the Isles feasted them for a week thereafter,...
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