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Norrie's Law



Robert Chambers had another explanation for the hill (related in his 'Picture of Scotland' of 1827).

Michael Scot was an infamous magician in these parts - and he had three demons who served him: Prig, Prim and Pricker. They were such a nuisance that he had to keep them continually busy. After he'd got them to cleft the Eildon Hills and bridle the Tweed with a curb of stone, he got them twisting ropes of sand. And when they'd done that, he commanded them to level Largo Law. However, they'd only just started - chucking one shovelful, which landed to form Norrie's Law - when they were called away to do something else.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
23rd April 2004ce
Edited 23rd April 2004ce

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