1-2 of 2 results  for:

  • Gaelic scholar x
Clear all

Article

MacLachlan, Ewen (1773–1822), poet and Gaelic scholar, was born at Torracaltin, Nether Lochaber, the son of a weaver. After attending the parish school at Kilmallie, he worked as private tutor to several prominent local families. Financial assistance from the chief of the clan ...

Article

Thomson, Derick Smith [Ruaraidh Mac Thòmais] (1921–2012), Gaelic poet and scholar, was born on 5 August 1921 in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, and brought up in the township of Bayble, the second son of James Thomson, Gaelic poet and head teacher, and his wife, ...