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photo of Clan MacFarlane History, Malcolm the 2nd | Clan MacFarlane 47th Annual General Meeting & World Gathering© International Clan MacFarlane Society • Royal Publishing, Inc.
Isthmus between Arrochar, Loch Long and Tarbet, Loch Lomond. The name Tarbet is derived from gaelic, An Tairbeart, meaning an isthmus

VIKING INVASIONS OF LOCH LOMOND

From the 9th century until the 13th century much of Scotland’s western seaboard was dominated by Viking overlords. In 1263, when King Haakon IV of Norway caught wind of skirmishes on the Isle of Skye between Norse and Scots soldiers, resolved…