Dom Michael Barrett (1848-1924) was a monk of the Order of Saint Benedict at St. Benedict's Abbey, Fort Augustus, Scotland. He was the author of numerous historical and religious works including: Early Scottish Saints (1899), Scottish Benedictine Houses of the Past (1899), Scottish Cistercian Houses (1902), The Ancient Cathedrals of Scotland (c. 1910), Up in Ardmuirland (1912), Our Lady in the Liturgy: Considerations on Certain Feasts of the Mother of God (1912), Did the Scottish Nation Welcome the Reformation? (c. 1912), The Scottish Monasteries of Old (1913), Footprints of the Ancient Church of Scotland (1914), Rambles in Catholic Lands (1914), Sidelights on Scottish History (1918), The Holy Wells of Scotland (? ), Scottish Collegiate Churches (? ) and A Calendar of Scottish Saints (1919).