The History of Leith

October 9, 2006

The burning of Anne Fogget

ANne Fogget, Burnt for the Murder of her Husband Abraham Fogget,which she effected in the following Manner: Her Husband coming Home somewhat in Drink, as he was going to Bed, with an Axe she had prepared on purpose, file first clove his Scull, and after repeating her Blows, mangled his Body in a very strange Manner ; then wiping up the Blood, dragg’d the Carcass to the Well, and threw it in. for more click here
(Published in Edinburgh-1716)

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