Britannia: or a Geographical description of the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, with the Isles and Territories thereto belonging.
THE or as seated Westwards of are about 44 in number, and for the generality are plentifully provided with and other as also with and And for the people (according to ) they are said to be uncivil, ignorant of and contenting themselves in a mean condition, for or and all these were anciently ruled by a King of their own, which was not by succession, but election; and to that end their Kings were prohibited to marry, but were permitted to enjoy other mens wives which he fancied, when and as long as he pleased. And 'tis said, that in the other part of (according to ancient Custome) the Virginity of all new-married Wives were the Landlords due, until such time that King made a Law, that half a Mark should be paid for redemption. It seemeth in these parts were then of no great value, for a is little above a The chief of these are
or the largest of all these being about 60 miles in length, and 30 in breadth, an full of steep, craggy, and stony not over-thronged with but hath several small
adjoyning to the Sea-coast of almost as large as hath several inlets of the Sea, is hilly and barren: And hath for its chief places
seated on the Sea-shoar, before which lyeth a small
seated on a Creek or Arm of the Sea, and
an (or rather ) of a long, but narrow extent, in which are seated several small And near unto the Southern part of this lyeth several small ones, the chief amongst which is
by called about 28 miles long, and 20 broad, is seated near unto the County of in from which it is severed by an Arm of the Sea, where are such abundance of small that the passage is almost choaked up. It is an (as all the rest) hilly, and not over fertile, but affords good store of and and hath of and Its chief places are
scituate on the Sea-shoar, which reguardeth the County of in
also scituate towards the Coast of Eastwards.
of old of about 24 in length, and 16 in breadth, almost divided in two parts by inlets of the Sea. It is plentifully stored with and Herds of and its Land, which is of a Champain and fertile soil, beareth good and participating something with the quality of from which it is not far distant. In this are seated several amongst which are and
a small lying between and where at formerly the Seat of a who had Jurisdiction over all these stood a famous for the Tombs of the and the frequent recourse of holy men thereunto; amongst whom the of the was of chief note, and from whose the is also called
which calleth is an seated in the between the Counties of and It hath for its chief places
seated on a Bay of the Sea. and
All the rest of the comprehended under the name of the are very small and inconsiderable, being either stony, very barren, or else inaccessible by reason of the craggy Clifts; wherefore I shall omit the naming of them.
 Dunbegan. Dunskaca.
 Arran, Brydyk, Glenkill.