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Re: The Sinclair's March
The Carls was very derisive of the Sinclairs because the wore trews
when the were defeated by the Campbells at Altimarlach. The hungover
Sinclairs were ambushed as the crossed the River Wick. It is called thieves
Burn as the Campbells looted the dead bodies after they killed them. The
tune is not usally played by Sinclair pipers.
Yours aye, David (a piper)
From: Donald Sinclair <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Saturday, April 10, 1999 7:13 AM
Subject: Re: The Sinclair's March
>A h-uile duine
>Juli there is a piping tune called "The Carles wi' the Breeks"
>It's a Campbell tune but it is suppose to be a direct reference to the
>It was made around the time of the Sinclair / Campbell feud in the
>1670's.The story goes that the Campbells had never seen any men wearing
>trousers ( Breeks)
>before, and it gave them a bit of a laugh.
>"Spaidsearachd Mhic nan Cearda" My gaelic dictionary translates this as
>From: Juli <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Date: Friday, April 09, 1999 11:25 AM
>Subject: The Sinclair's March
>>Hello all -
>>Hoping someone can help me. Looked on our web page but did not see any
>>reference to the pipe music for Clan Sinclair. Robert Bain's The Clans
>>Tartans of Scotland lists the pipe music as "Spaidsearachd Mhic nan
>>(The Sinclair's March.)
>>Does anyone know the correct translation of the Gaelic? I have seen a
>>reference to the Mac-na-Cearda being an Ancient Argyll family possibly
>>relating to the McNockairds.
>>Does anyone have a recommendation for a CD with "The Sinclair's March" on
>>Thanks in advance -
>>Princeton, NJ - but Forever Argyll
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