Scottish Executions, Assassinations and Murders

Scottish Executions, Assassinations and Murders

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A mini guide aimed to appeal to tourists and interested lay readers, the subject material covering deaths of particular victims in all parts of Scotland, by execution, assassination or murder.show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 91.44 x 195.58 x 7.62mm | 136.08g
  • CHAMBERS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0550200568
  • 9780550200563

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Part 1 Executions: a martyr of faith; a grave death; the execution of Wallace; Macpherson's lament; queen beheaded; to burn a witch; Morton's ironical end; bravery despite betrayal; Haxtoun's last speech; the dramatic doctor - Scotland's last public execution. Part 2 Assassinations: murder in the cathedral; claim by a priest; jealousy cruel as the grave; revenge at midnight; at Huntly's heinous hands; the King's dastardly deed; a letter concerning Lockhart. Part 3 Murders: dogged by slaughter; the curse of the church massacre; murdered for amusement; ghastly cannibals; Dundee murders; murder incorporated; seven Blythewood Square.show more

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