The History of Leith

June 10, 2009

Uncovered: the lost manor of Lady Grange, Scotland’s 18th century ‘it girl’

He was a respected judge and a Jacobite plotter: discretion, secrecy and devotion to the cause were his watchwords. She was the party animal who liked to drink and gossip. Their marriage was doomed to end in tears — and so it did. Nearly 300 years ago, the wife of a Scottish aristocrat who was considered a threat to the Jacobite cause was kidnapped by her husband and sent into exile on a Hebridean island, where she eventually died a lonely death. for more click here

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