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The Skye Boat Song

By Sophie 3 months ago 267 Views No comments

Take a look at the Skye Boat Song, which tells the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie's escape to Skye after the Jacobite rebellion.

Over the Sea to Skye

By Sophie 3 months ago 1098 Views 1 comment

On the 28th of June 1746, Flora Macdonald and her Irish Maid 'Betty Burke' set sail from Benbecula, over the sea, to Skye. Huddled in a tiny boat, a badly disguised Bonnie Prince Charlie posed as MacDonald's spinning maid.