The History of Leith

March 8, 2008

The riot outside Dr. Robert Knox’s house, Edinburgh over Burke and Hare

A Full and Particular Account of the Riot which took place in Edinburgh on Thursday last; also of the Hoax played off on a Celebrated Doctor. ” POPULAR TUMMULT,….On Thursday, a number of people, who had assembled about the Calton, were observed to come up Leith Street and pass along both the Bridges, southward, bearing an Effigy of a certain Doctor, for more click here

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