Alexander Ranaldson MacDonell
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Who is Alexander Ranaldson MacDonell?
Alexander Ranaldson MacDonell: Colonel Alexander Ranaldson MacDonell of Glengarry, sometimes called by the Gaelic version of his name, Alastair or Alasdair, was clan chief of Clan MacDonell of Glengarry and was also the personality well known to Walter Scott, a haughty and flamboyant man whose character and behaviour gave Scott the model for the wild Highland clan chieftain Fergus Mac-Ivor in the pioneering historical novel Waverley of 1810.
- born on (242 years ago)
- education: University College, Oxford
- died on (188 years ago)
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