The History of Leith

February 26, 2005

The Murder of James I

The Murder of James I
James I was murdered in 1437 by Highlanders led by Sir Robert Graham at the Dominican friary at Perth. Sir Robert later caught and executed in a way considered even by the standards of the time barbaric. On the left can be seen Katherine Douglas or Kate Bar lass as she tried to give James a chance to escape.

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