Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Brooch Of Lorne

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BROOCH OF LORNE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Jean Attwood Cameo Collection Book 10

1- 8 1s turn RH and cast 1 place, 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance a Chain - 1st person RH, 2nd person LH 1½ times, 3rd person RH and all set. (3)1(2)
17-20 All advance for 1 step and turning right about dance out, all chase clockwise ¼ way into lines of across
21-24 All advance down/up 1 step and turning right about dance up/down, all chase clockwise ¼ way into sidelines
25-32 1s dance RH across and LH back (1M with 2s, 1L with 3s) to end 2nd place own sides

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


Dance Information

In 1306 AD, Clan MacDougall defeated Robert the Bruce and took from him the Brooch of Lorne.

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