John Maxwell, 9th Lord Maxwell
John Maxwell, 9th Lord Maxwell (c.1583 – 21 May 1613) was a Scottish Catholic nobleman. He escaped from Edinburgh Castle in 1607, and in 1608 shot the Laird of Johnstone. For these crimes he was execu...
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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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James Johnstone, 1st Earl of Hartfell
James Johnstone, 1st Earl of Hartfell (1602 – April 1653) was a Scottish peer and royalist.
He was the only son of Sir James Johnstone, the Warden of the West Marches and his wife Sarah, sister of...
John Elphinstone, 2nd Lord Balmerino
John Elphinstone, 2nd Lord Balmerino (died 1649) was a Scottish aristocrat, convicted in a celebrated trial of the 1630s which became a crux of the religious issue of the time.
He was the son of J...
Allan Stewart (Jacobite)
Ailean Breac Stiùbhart (c. 1711 – c. 1791) was a soldier and Scottish Jacobite. He was also a central figure in a murder case that inspired novels by Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.
In ac...
Appin Murder
The Appin Murder occurred on 14 May 1752 near Appin in the west of Scotland, and it resulted in what is often held to be a notorious miscarriage of justice. It occurred in the tumultuous aftermath of ...
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