William Douglas, 8th Earl of Douglas
William Douglas, 8th Earl of Douglas, 2nd Earl of Avondale (1425 – 22 February 1452) was a late Mediaeval Scottish nobleman, Lord of Galloway, and Lord of the Regality of Lauderdale, and the most powe...
Adam Otterburn
Adam Otterburn of Auldhame and Reidhall (died 6 July 1548) was a Scottish lawyer and diplomat. He was king's advocate to James V of Scotland and secretary to Mary of Guise and Regent Arran.
Adam O...
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Thomas Trahern
Thomas Trahern (died 25 November 1542) was Somerset Herald, an English officer of arms. His murder in Scotland, which may have been related to the Pilgrimage of Grace rebellion, was a setback to Anglo...
Murder of Kriss Donald
4°11′57″W / 55.842099°N 4.199232°W / 55.842099; -4.199232Kriss Donald (2 July 1988 – 15 March 2004) was a Scottish fifteen-year-old white male who was kidnapped and murdered i...
John Gordon, 11th Earl of Sutherland
John Gordon, 11th Earl of Sutherland (1525-1567) was a Scottish magnate. John Gordon supported the chief of his family, his cousin the Earl of Huntly against the Earl of Moray. After Huntly's defeat a...
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Farah Noor Adams
Farah Noor Adams (1970/1971 – October 7, 2005) was a Scottish woman who was murdered in Glasgow in 2005. She was a part-time youth worker, aged 34, a Muslim, separated from her husband, bringing...
David Beaton
David Beaton (c. 1494 – 29 May 1546) was Archbishop of St Andrews and the last Scottish Cardinal prior to the Reformation.
Cardinal Beaton was a younger son of John Beaton of Balfour in the ...
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Murder of Arlene Fraser
Arlene Fraser was a 33-year-old woman from Elgin in Moray, Scotland, who vanished from her home on 28 April 1998 after her two children went to school. Initially treated as a missing persons inquiry b...
James I of Scotland
James I (late July 1394 – 21 February 1437), King of Scotland from 1406, was the son of King Robert III and Annabella Drummond. He was the last of three sons and by the time he was eight both of his ...
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John Wood (Scottish courtier)
Master John Wood, (d.1570) Scottish courtier, administrator and secretary to Earl of Moray, assassinated on 15 April 1570.
John Wood was the son of Andrew Wood of Largo, and was educated at St Leo...
James Kennedy (GC)
James Stirratt Topping Kennedy GC (1930 – 21 December 1973) was a Scottish security guard for British Rail Engineering Limited (BREL) in Glasgow. He was posthumously awarded the George Cross in 1975 a...
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Murdoch Grant
Murdoch Grant (died March 19, 1830) was an English itinerant peddler and murder victim of which the unusual circumstance regarding the capture of the murderer resulted from a local tailor who claimed ...
James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray
James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray (c. 1531 – 23 January 1570) a member of the House of Stewart as the illegitimate son of King James V, was Regent of Scotland for his nephew, the infant King James VI o...
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George Ogilvy, 3rd Lord Banff
George Ogilvy, recorded as baptised in the Aberdeen sasines, xiv 500, on 9 September 1649, was the third Lord Banff. He inherited the lands of Inchdrewer and Montbray on the death of his father in 166...
Matthew Gannon
Matthew Kevin Gannon (August 11, 1954 – December 21, 1988) was a CIA Officer killed in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.Gannon was an Arabist who spent much of his caree...
Walter Scott-Elliot
Captain Walter Travers Scott-Elliot (9 October 1895 – 14 December 1977) was a British company director and politician who served one term as a Member of Parliament. However, he is chiefly rememb...
Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
Henry Stewart or Stuart, 1st Duke of Albany (7 December 1545 – 10 February 1567), styled Lord Darnley before 1565, was king consort of Scotland from 1565 until his murder at Kirk o' Field in 1567. Man...
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John III Comyn, Lord of Badenoch
John III 'Red' Comyn, Lord of Badenoch and Lord of Lochaber, also known simply as the Red Comyn (died 10 February 1306) was a Scottish nobleman who was an important figure in the Wars of Scottish Inde...
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Robert Cochrane (architect)
Robert Cochrane (possibly died 1482) is said to have been an architect or mason who lived in the reign of King James III of Scotland and who became a royal favourite. His influence over the king is sa...
Alexander Montgomerie, 10th Earl of Eglinton
Alexander Montgomerie, 10th Earl of Eglinton (10 February 1723 – 25 October 1769), was a Scottish peer.Eglinton was the son of the 9th Earl of Eglinton. His mother and third wife of the 9th Earl was S...
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Antoine d'Arces
Antoine d'Arcy, sieur de la Bastie-sur-Meylan and of Lissieu, (d. 18 September 1517) was a French nobleman involved in the government of Scotland.
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Bernt Carlsson
Bernt Wilmar Carlsson (21 November 1938 – 21 December 1988) was Assistant-Secretary-General of the United Nations and United Nations Commissioner for Namibia from July 1987 until he died on Pan Am Fli...
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John Porteous (soldier)
Captain John Porteous, was a Scottish soldier and Captain of the Edinburgh City or Town Guard, (ca. 1695 – 1736).
John Porteous was born at The Glen, Quair Water, near Traquair, in the Borde...
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