The History of Leith

December 7, 2007

Sir William Maitland of Lethington (1525 – June 9, 1573)

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Sir William Maitland of Lethington (1525 – June 9, 1573) was a Scottish politician and reformer, and the eldest son of the poet Richard Maitland. for more click here

(note- Sir William Maitland of Lethington died in the old Tolbooth of Leith. The coat of Arms of Mary,Queen of Scots which appeared above the door of the Tolbooth can now be see in the West Porch of South Leith Church)

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