Lag na Sassenach Nov 2012

 

 

A hollow known as 'Lag na Sassenach' (the hollow of the English), where a group of invading English soldiers were trapped and slaughtered. 

Apparently fires were lit on the headland by the MacDonnells to signal for help during the attack. Many responded to the call and the garrison were trapped at the castle and murdered. 

 

 

 

 

Hollow of the English 

The hollow below the castle known as Lag na Sassenach (Hollow of the English) and it was allegedly during the 1500s that a garrison of English soldiers laying siege to the castle were surrounded and massacred. Fires lit on the headland as clansmen who came from all directions and surrounded the garrison answered calls for assistance. 

 

 

 

 

 

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