7th century Christian monastery uncovered in Scotland
Published on August 16th, 2012 | by Admin0
St Donnan brought Christianity to many places in the West Highlands in the seventh century before settling on Eigg.
According to local folklore, he became a martyr after he was killed by Norsemen, along with 50 monks, while giving Mass on Easter Sunday in the year 617.
Story: Alistair Munro, Scotsman | Photo: Scotsman