About Orkney
 About the Site
 Search Site 
  Jo Ben's 1529 "Descriptions of Orkney"


Cavay*, as if the Cheese [chief] Island, the best cheese is here.

It is small but very suitable for cattle, without trees because of the violence of the winds blowing here.

There is one house and two peasant's huts.

* - Cava

Section Contents

Back a page