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Charles MacLeod
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Born 1750
Raasay, Scotland

Son of Malcolm Macleod (1695-1761), 10th of Raasay, and his second wife Janet Macleod. Half-brother of John MacLeod, 11th of Raasay.

Life with Boswell

Boswell met Charles MacLeod while walking around the isle of Raasay on September 10, 1773. MacLeod took Boswell and his companions to visit his mother in her house next the old castle, and afterwards acoompanied them to the house of his half-brother, Boswell and Johnson's host on Raasay, John MacLeod. Boswell described him as a "strapping young fellow".