The History of Leith

October 22, 2013

Mr John Murray

13th Januarii 1609.The Sessioune ordaiiies George Logane John Gilchryst David Hamiltoune and Henrie Walker to speike Mr John Murray or Minister now presentlie Wardit in the Castell of Edr anent the said mater and to report his anser the next day.
(Note.—Mr Murray was imprisoned in Edinburgh Castle for about a year because of his opposition to Episcopacy. He was released on condition that he should ” preach not and goe not to Leith.”)

source-The record of the Session,South Leith

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