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Clan Macneil

Documentary series. A clan on the very edge of Scotland, the MacNeils of Barra were notorious pirates who exploited their superb knowledge of the sea. Taking over from where the Vikings left off, the MacNeils carried on the great Highland tradition of raiding and were a law unto themselves. The story of the MacNeils from the culture they shared with the Vikings, through piracy, shipwreck and seaweed - to their decline in the 19th century.

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 16 Jan 2012 19:30
BBC One Scotland only


Role Contributor
PresenterPaul Murton
ProducerKathryn Ross
Executive ProducerDavid Harron
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