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Quick facts for kidsSmerby Castle (Island Muller Castle)
Smerby Castle, also known as Island Muller Castle, is a ruined fortified house on a promontory known as Isla Muller, Kintyre, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, north of Campbeltown. The site is protected as a scheduled monument.
Ranald MacDonald was granted Smerby Castle from his father James MacDonald, 6th of Dunnyveg.
Angus MacDonald, 8th of Dunnyveg was kept as a prisoner in chains at Smerby Castle in 1598 after James MacDonald was sent to seek his fathers submission to King James V of Scotland. Angus suffered burns after his Kintyre house Askomull was burnt down by his son James and was subsequently captured.
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