The History of Leith

October 28, 2011

excomunicaoune

2nd Octobris 1608.–The Qlk day publik Intimaoune wes made of the exconumicaoune of Williame Earle of Anguss for papistrie And of excomunicaoune of Williame Steward for the slaughter of wmqll. James dowglas Lord Carlill according to the ordinance of the Presbytrie Septeb., 27, 1608.
(Note.—William Stewart slew Lord Carlyle as he was walking along the High Street of Edinburgh. Lord Carlyle’s tomb may still be seen in the nave of Holyrood Abbey.)

source-South Leith Records

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