The History of Leith

April 24, 2006

Broadside regarding the murderer Owen Brady

This crime report begins: ‘[Dubline May 17th 1717.] / A Full and True / ACCOUNT / OF / A most Horrid, Barbarous, and Bloody / MURTHER / Committed by Owen Brady a Porter, Living in White Fryer’s Lane, who most babarously Murther’d his own two Children, this present Friday being May the 17th, 1717.’ This sheet was printed in Dublin, and reprinted in Edinburgh at the foot of Horse Wynd. for more click here

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