The History of Leith

November 17, 2008

The Deacon Brodie

William Brodie (September 28, 1741 – October 1, 1788), more commonly known by his prestigious title of Deacon Brodie, was a Scottish cabinet-maker, deacon of the trades guild and Edinburgh city councillor, who maintained a secret life as a burglar, partly for the thrill, and partly to fund his gambling.for more click here

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