Category: About

An Historical Perspective

Somerled – A Quick History

Who is Somerled? Why was he important and what did he do?


What’s in a name….

The Scottish Highlands The first recorded spelling of the McDonald family name is “Therthelnac MakDonenalde.” This was dated 1251, when he was a charter witness at Lesmore, during the reign of King Alexander 111 of Scotland, 1249 – 1286. Translation in medieval times was an undeveloped science and was often carried out without due care.…
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