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MacDonald, John [known as Iain Lom]locked

(c. 1624–c. 1710)
  • Derick S. Thomson

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MacDonald, John [known as Iain Lom] (c. 1624–c. 1710), Scottish Gaelic poet, the son of Donald MacDonald (d. 1646?), was apparently descended from Iain Alainn, who succeeded to the chiefship of the MacDonalds of Keppoch c.1497–8. He has a high reputation as a political and clan poet, commenting on the affairs of the ...

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