The History of Leith

October 28, 2006

Execution of Margaret Crooks

This execution notice begins: ‘THE LAST / SPEECH AND CONFESSION / OF / Margaret Crooks, who was Executed at the Grass-Market of Edinburgh, the twenty fourth of December 1718. for the Murthering her own Child.’ This sheet was printed in 1718, by a publisher who had premises ‘at the Foot of the Horse Wynd’, Edinburgh.for more click here

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