The History of Leith

April 18, 2007

The Manner of the Barbarous Murther of James

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This rare and interesting broadside tells, in verse form, how Archbishop James Sharp (1618-79) was murdered by Covenanters at Magnus Muir, just outside St Andrews. He was brutally stabbed 16 times in front of his daughter. for more click here

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