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Maelrubha

(Malrel Malruf; Maolruadha; Marcu; Marouf; Mulruny; 642–722). Called Red Cleric, perhaps because of red hair and beard; trained at Comgall's center at Bangor, Nortern Ireland (see Celtic Church, 8); miss. to NW Scot. 671; est. a number of chs., a miss. center at Abercrossan (later Applecross, on the W shore of Applecross dist., Scot., E of Raasay Is. across the Inner Sound), and a chapel on the Isle Maree (probably named after him) in Loch Maree, a lake in Ross and Cromarty Co.; worked also in Skye and Sutherland.


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