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The Big Grey Man of the Falkirk Tryst

What happens when a Highland drover is refused food? Paraig MacNeil narrates a cautionary tale about hospitality in the time of the Falkirk Tryst, the largest cattle market in the 18th and 19th centuries that attracted drovers from all over Scotland and the North of England.

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Image: Cattle Joseph Denovan Adam (1841–1896), The Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum (CC BY 4.0)

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