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From: Iain Kennedy <>
Subject: Re: [R-M222] Galloway's and surronding area Clans
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2011 07:56:05 +0000
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There is a very interesting paper on the distribution of writtten medieval Scottish Gaelic here with some interesting maps at the end:

http://eprints.gla.ac.uk/4940/1/MacCoinnich4940.pdf

MacCoinnich, A. (2008) Where and how was Gaelic written in late
medieval and early modern Scotland? Orthographic practices and
cultural identities. Scottish Gaelic Studies, XXIV . pp. 309-356. ISSN
0080-8024

Fig. 3 p455 even has the Kennedys marked in!

Iain






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> Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2011 19:25:06 -0400
> Subject: Re: [R-M222] Galloway's and surronding area Clans
>
> Someone posted a link to this picture today on EUpedia. It has Galloway and
> Dumfries as a Gaelic region unlike the rest of the Lowlands.
>
> "One interpretation of the linguistic divide in 1400, here based on
> place-name evidence. Blue is Scottish Gaelic, yellow is English and Norn in
> the north."
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Languages_of_Scotland_1400_AD.svg
>
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> Subject: Re: [R-M222] Galloway's and surronding area Clans
>
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>
> I have been trying to get a grasp on the old Galloway clan structure through
> a review of the "Ragman roll" of 1296, which combines the families of
> Kirkcudbrightshire with those of Dumfriesshire.
>
>
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