Doun, Robert, [note] a celebrated Gaelic bard, was a native of the parish of Durness, in the county of
Sutherland. His songs are well known in the Highlands, and discover uncommon marks of genius.
Stat. Account. [note]
Robert Mackay (Rob Donn)
(1714-1778) Highland poet whose Gaelic verses were first published in 1829.
John Sinclair, The Statistical Account of Scotland (1791-1799) an account of the history and
topography of each Scottish parish, in 21 vols.