Cindy Vallar

Author, Editor, & Workshop Presenter
P. O. Box 425, Keller, TX  76244-0425

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Odin's Stone Resources

Clans
Costume History Isle of Skye Lordship of the Isles Middle Ages Scotland


Clans – MacDonald, MacKinnon (Clan Fingon), MacLean (Clan Gillean)
Clan MacDonald [http://www.electricscotland.com/webclans/m/macdonald/addinfojpw.htm -- verified 4/19/2013]
Clan MacDonald: MacDonald of the Isles [http://www.electricscotland.com/webclans/m/macdonald/other_isles.htm -- verified 4/19/2013]
Clan MacLean [http://www.electricscotland.com/webclans/m/maclean2.html -- verified 4/19/2013]
Clan MacKinnon [http://www.electricscotland.com/webclans/m/mackinn2.html -- verified 4/19/2013]

Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans. Gallery Books, 1991.

History of the Clan MacDonald – Part 1 [http://www.electricscotland.com/webclans/m/macdonald/intro1.html -- verified 4/19/2013]
History of the Clan MacDonald – Part 2 [http://www.electricscotland.com/webclans/m/macdonald/intro2.html -- verified 4/19/2013]

Introduction to the Different Branches (MacDonald) [http://www.electricscotland.com/webclans/m/macdonald/middle.html -- verified 4/19/2013]

Lee, Henry. The Families of MacDonald, McDonald and McDonnell. 1920. [http://www.macdonald.com/clan.html -- verified 4/19/2013]

MacDonald of Sleat [http://www.macdonald.com/sleat.html --  verified 4/19/2013]
“MacKinnons of Strath,” SkyeViews. ?:14 (Spring 1999).
Moncrieffe, Sir Iain. Highland Clans (revised edition). Clarkson N. Potter, 1982.

Way of Plean, George and Romilly Squire. Collins Scottish Clan and Family Encyclopedia. HarperCollins, 1994.



Costume History
Dunbar, John Telfer. History of Highland Dress. Oliver & Boyd, 1962.

McIan, R. R. The Clans of the Scottish Highlands: the Costumes of the Clans. Knopf, 1980.
McClintock, H. F. Old Irish & Highland Dress. Dungalan Press, 1943.

Tortora, Phyllis, and Keith Eubank. Survey of Historic Costume. Fairchild Publications, 1994.



Isle of Skye
Armit, Ian. The Archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles. Edinburgh University, 1998.
Arnold, Suzanne and Jim. Castle Moil (Caisteal Maol), Kyleakin, Isle of Skye. [site no longer active]

Budge, Pamela. “Women of the Celts in Myth, Legend and Story,” SkyeViews ?:8 (June 1996). [http://www.pabay.org/skyeviews.html -- verified 4/19/2013]

Garner, C., and P. Wright. Dun Sgathaich Castle [http://www.darkisle.com/d/sgathaich/sgathaich.html -- verified 4/19/2013]

Haswell-Smith, Hamish. The Scottish Islands: A Comprehensive Guide to Every Scottish Island. Canongate, 1996.

MacDonald, Jonathan. A Short History of Crofting in Skye. 1998. [http://pages.eidosnet.co.uk/~skye/crofting.html -- no longer active 4/19/2013]
Mary Mac, All Dressed in Black [http://members.aol.com/windhover/ghosts.html -- no longer active 4/19/2013]



Lordship of the Isles
Bingham, Caroline. Beyond the Highland Line: Highland History and Culture. Constable, 1998.

Grant, I. F. The Lordship of the Isles: Wanderings in the Lost Lordship. Moray Press, 1935.
Grant, I. F., & Hugh Cheape. Periods in Highland History. Shepherd-Walwyn, 1997.

MacDougall, Norman. “Achilles’ Heel? The Earldom of Ross, the Lordship of the Isles, and the Stewart Kings, 1449-1507,” Alba: Celtic Scotland in the Middle Ages (Medieval Era). Tuckwell Press, 2000.
Macleod, John. Highlanders: A History of the Gaels. Hodder and Stoughton, 1997.

Paterson, Raymond Campbell. The Lords of the Isles. Birlinn, 2001.




Middle Ages
Hignett, Sean. “Falconry 101,” Scottish Life (Spring 1999), pages 48-53.
Hull, Lise.
Bathing and Washing During Medieval Times [http://www.castles-of-britain.com/bathingandwashing.htm -- verified 4/19/2013]
Hull, Lise. Life in a Medieval Castle [http://www.castles-of-britain.com/lifeinacastle.htm -- verified 4/19/2013]
Hull, Lise. Medieval Food [http://www.castles-of-britain.com/food.htm -- verified 4/19/2013]
Hull, Lise. Castle Keeps [http://www.castles-of-britain.com/keeps.htm -- verified 4/19/2013]
Hull, Lise. Castle Windows [http://www.castles-of-britain.com/windows.htm -- verified 4/19/2013]
Hull, Marvin. Solars [http://www.castles-of-britain.com/solars.htm -- verified 4/192013]
Hull, Marvin. Stairs [http://www.castles-of-britain.com/stairs.htm -- verified 4/192013]

Laing, Lloyd and Jennifer. Medieval Britain: The Age of Chivalry. St. Martin’s Press, 1998.

Macdonald, Fiona.  A Medieval Castle (Inside Story series). Peter Bedrick Books, 1990.

Yeoman, Peter. Medieval Scotland (Historic Scotland series). B. T. Batsford, 1995.
Yeoman, Peter. Pilgrimage in Medieval Scotland (Historic Scotland series). B. T. Batsford, 1999.



Scotland
Duart Castle – The Castle [http://www.duartcastle.com/castle/castle_briefhistory.html -- verified 4/19/2013]

MacKenzie-Winters, Joanne. Duart Castle, Isle of Mull [http://www.castles.org/Chatelaine/DUART.HTM -- no longer active 4/192013]
Martin, M. A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland. James Thin (Mercat Press), 1970.

Reid, Stuart. Highlander: Fearless Celtic Warrior (Military Illustrated series). Publishing News, 2000.

Schach, Paul, and Lee M. Hollander. Eyrbyggja Saga (chapter 4). University of Nebraska, 1959.

Tabraham, Chris. Crichton Castle. Historic Scotland, 1996.
Tabraham, Chris.  Scotland's Castles (Historic Scotland series). B. T. Batsford, 1997.













View of sea from Isle of Skye
View of the sea from the Isle of Skye















Kilt Mealt, Isle of Skye
Kilt Mealt, Isle of Skye















Old Man Storr
Old Man Storr, Isle of Skye












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Home
About Me
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E-Books Historical Fiction vs. History My Excerpts: Novels My Excerpts: Short Stories
My Other Writings My Reviews Pirates & Privateers Recommended Books to Read
Research: Favorite Links Research: My Resources Scotland: Clan Cameron Scotland: Highlands Workshop Photos
Scotland: Thistle's Scotland 1 Scotland: Thistle's Scotland 2 Web Rings & Memberships Website Awards
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