Disappearance of Sarah MacDiarmid
Sarah MacDiarmid (born 15 November 1966) was a 23-year-old Scottish-Australian woman who disappeared from Kananook railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on 11 July 1990. She is presumed mu...
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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Killing of British tourists in Yemen
On December 28, 1998, 16 tourists (11 Britons, two Americans, two Australians and one Canadian) were kidnapped in Abyan Governorate, Yemen. They had been travelling in a convoy of five vehicles when ...
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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David Rizzio
David Rizzio, sometimes written as David Riccio or David Rizzo (c. 1533 – 9 March 1566), was an Italian courtier, born close to Turin, a descendant of an ancient and noble family still living in Piedm...
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William Douglas of Nithsdale
Sir William Douglas of Nithsdale (c. 1370 – 1391 AD) was a Scottish knight and Northern Crusader.
William Douglas was an illegitimate son of Archibald the Grim, 3rd Earl of Douglas and an un...
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Andrew Dalgleish
Andrew Dalgleish (1853 – 1888) on Karakoram Pass, between Ladakh, India and China was a Scottish trader, traveller and government agent during the Great Game.
He took part in the first trading ven...
Cuilén
Cuilén mac Ildulb (Modern Gaelic: Cailean), sometimes anglicised as Culen or Colin, and nicknamed An Fionn, "the White" (died 971) was king of Scotland (Alba) from 967 to 971. He was one of the three ...
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 MacMorran
Baillie John MacMorran (d. 1595), merchant and Baillie of Edinburgh, killed during a riot at Edinburgh High School. His house at Riddle's Court is a valued monument on Edinburgh's Lawnmarket.
John...
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Murder of Jodi Jones
The murder of Jodi Jones, a 14-year-old girl, took place in Easthouses, Scotland on June 30, 2003. Her 15-year-old boyfriend, Luke Mitchell, came under suspicion, but it was several months before he w...
George Lockhart (advocate)
Sir George Lockhart of Carnwath (c. 1630 – 1689) was a Scottish advocate, judge and commissioner to parliament.The son of Sir James Lockhart of Lee, laird of Lee, he was admitted as an advocate in 165...
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...
James Stewart, 2nd Earl of Moray
James Stewart (or Stuart), 2nd Lord Doune and 2nd Earl of Moray (c. 1565 – 7 February 1591/2) was a Scottish nobleman, the son of James Stewart, 1st Lord Doune. The 2nd Earl was murdered by Geor...
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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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 Crichton
James Crichton, known as the Admirable Crichton (19 August 1560 – 3 July 1582), was a Scottish polymath noted for his extraordinary accomplishments in languages, the arts, and sciences before he was k...
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Dub, King of Scotland
Dub mac Maíl Coluim (Modern Gaelic: Dubh mac Mhaoil Chaluim), sometimes anglicised as Duff MacMalcolm, called Dén, "the Vehement" and Niger, "the Black" (died 967) was king of Alba. He was son of Malc...
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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...
Patrick Maclellan of Bombie
Patrick Maclellan of Bombie (d. c. 1452) Sheriff of Galloway, then the head of his family, and a staunch royalist declined an invitation to join William Douglas, 8th Earl of Douglas, along with the Ea...
Susan Newell
Susan Newell (1893–1923) was the last woman to be hanged in Scotland. She killed newspaper boy, John Johnston. It is speculated that she killed the boy trying to obtain his small amount of mone...
James Sharp (bishop)
James Sharp (4 May 1618 – 3 May 1679) was a Scottish minister, and later Archbishop of St Andrews (1661–1679).Sharp was from Banffshire, a graduate of the University of Aberdeen and a regent of ...
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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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