The History of Leith

October 13, 2006

The true Scots Mens Lament for the Loss of the Rights of their Ancient Kingdom

This ballad begins: ‘Shall Monarchy be quite forgot, / and of it no more heard? / Antiquity be razed out, / and Slav’ry put in Stead?’ This was published by John Reid, of Pearson’s Close Edinburgh, in 1718. for more click here

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