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MacEachainn, Eoghan [Evan Maceachen]locked

(1769–1849)
  • Thompson Cooper
  • , revised by H. C. G. Matthew

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MacEachainn, Eoghan [Evan Maceachen] (1769–1849), Roman Catholic priest and Gaelic scholar, was born at Arisaig, Inverness-shire, and educated in a school at Ruthven, near Huntly, Aberdeenshire. He was sent in 1788 to the Scots College at Valladolid, where he was ordained priest in 1798. On his return to the mission he was stationed at ...

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