The History of Leith

June 19, 2006

An Exact List of the “Battle of Dyesart”, 1720

This poem begins: ‘Upon the Twenty eight of January, Assembl’d our honest folk to breed a Plea / With King George’s Forces, / Who would not let them be.’ The sheet was printed in Edinburgh in 1720. Although a list of those killed or wounded is promised, none appears on this sheet.for more click here

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