The History of Leith

March 7, 2013

Compeared Marion Anderson

“January 10th, 1605 :—Compeared Marion Anderson,
accused of craving curses and malisons on
the pastor and his family, without any offence being
done by him to her; and the Session, understanding
that she had been banished before for being in a
lodge on the Links in time of the Plague, with one
Thomas Cooper, sclaiter, after ane maist slanderous
manner, the said Marion was ordained to go to the
place of her offence, confess her sin, and crave
mercy of God,” and never to be found within the
bounds of North Leith, ” under the pain of putting
her toties quoties in the jogis,” i.e., jougs.

Source-Old and New Edinburgh

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