The History of Leith

February 2, 2013

The excomunicaoune of Williame Earle of Anguss-1608

2nd Octobris 1608.—The Qlk day publik
Intimaoune wes made of the excomunicaoune
of Williame Earle of Anguss for papistrie And
of excomunicaoune of Williame Steward for
the slauchter 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
HtAyrood Abbey.)

source-South Leith Recods

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