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Carswell, John [Séon Carsuel]locked

(c. 1522–1572)
  • Domhnall Uilleam Stiùbhart

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Carswell, John [Séon Carsuel] (c. 1522–1572), bishop of the Isles, known in tradition as ‘Carsualach Mór Chàrn-Àsaraidh’ (‘Big Carswell of Carnassarie’), was probably born at Kilmartin in Argyll. His ancestors may well have been recently brought over from Corsewall in Wigtownshire, an estate then under ...

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H. Scott, , 3 vols. in 6 (1871); new edn [11 vols.] (1915–)