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The Cape Breton giant

a truthful memoir

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Published by Printed for the author by J. Lovell in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McAskill, Angus, 1825-1863.,
  • McAkill, Angus, 1825-1863.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jas. D. Gillis.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 05930, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 05930
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 microfiches (60 fr.)
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23347907M
    ISBN 100665059302


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Angus MacAskill was billed by the Guinness Book of World Records as the Tallest and Strongest Man (non-pathological) in the edition. The Gaelic of this name is MacAsgaill, coming from the Old Norse askell (sacrificial vessel).The clan is a sept of the Macleods of Lewis, whom William MacAskill led against the Clanranald fleet in the sixteenth century.

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There are artifacts belonging to the Giant in the museum as well as others dating back to that time period.4/5(6). Known far and wide as the Cape Breton Giant, Angus MacAskill was loved by his neighbours as much for his beautiful singing voice as for his renowned strength.

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