TisILeclerc wrote: It was probably the broch or burh or burgh or burg or bourg or borrow of the tribe called the Dini or the Deni or something like that.
Unless it is the borough of good king Edin of course.
Edin's Hall Broch (also Edinshall Broch; Odin's Hall Broch) is a 2nd-century broch near Duns in the Borders of Scotland. It is one of very few brochs found in southern Scotland. It is roughly 28 metres in diameter ... In the late 18th century this site was called "Wooden's Hall or Castle" .. Edin's Hall Broch is one of the most southerly broch survivals, which are more typically associated with Northern Scotland
Glenborrodale Castle was built as a guest house by Charles Rudd, the main business associate of Cecil Rhodes, and was later owned by Jesse Boot, who was the proprietor of the Boots chain of chemist shops.
Adomnan of Iona records St Columba visiting the peninsula in the 6th century, and gives the impression that it was settled by Irish Gaels at that time. He records three instances of signs performed by Columba on the peninsula. Adomnan records in one instance that he prophesied to his companions the death of Kings Báetán mac Muirchertaig and Eochaid mac Domnaill before news arrived the same day at a place called 'paradise bay' to tell them the news.
Ardnamurchan has the highest concentrations of Gaelic speakers on the mainland, with 19.3% able to speak the language.
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