To go even farther back (sin't dance evolution fascinating?), Derek Haynes
told a group of us at St. Andrews once that he devised the Targe as an
exercise for teaching ladies' chain.
> As far as I know the Targe formation was devised by Derek Haynes for his > dance the Clansman, or vice versa. Just my two pennuth. > > > Regards, > Alan Harrison > RSCDS Leeds Branch > www.piper-alan.co.uk > >