The History of Leith

March 16, 2012

From the Records-1909

2nd Junij 1597.—The Qlk day compered
Issobel morysoun bofoir the sessioun and being
.accused foir Injuriing Maister george Symple,
Acted hir selff voluntarly never to Injurie the
said Mr george be word or deid, in his presens
or behind his bak, qlk we call bakbytting,
vnder the paine of x Ibs. so oft as the contrar
salbe tryed

source-South Leith chrch

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