The History of Leith

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Witchcraft in Early Modern Scotland: An Introduction to the Topic and the Literature

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

When Scotland had a sovereign Parliament of its own, one of its most intriguing Acts was that of 1563 which made witchcraft a capital offence. Much has been written about witchcraft in Scotland ever since. for more click here

Crime and criminals

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

The National Archives of Scotland (NAS) holds many records relating to crime and criminals. Ironically, you are more likely to find information about someone who committed a crime than those who were respectable, law-abiding citizens. Information about crime and criminals may be found in records of the inquiries into the criminal cases, the records of criminal courts, and prison records. for more click here

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