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Ringleaders of the Jacobite Rebellion to be tried for High Treason...
Item # 640221
July 10, 1746
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 10, 1746
* Jacobite Rebellion conspirators
The front page begins with a report noting: "The house of Lords having this day appointed William Ear of Kilmarnock to be try'd on Monday the 28th of July next...upon the bill of indictment for High Treason found against him, and George Earl of Cromartie..." as well, and Arthur Lord Balmerino also to be tried on the same day. These were the principal ring leaders of the failed Jacobite Rebellion and they would be found guilty. Balmerino and Kilmarnock would be executed, Cromartie would be given a pardon in 1748.
Page 2 has more on the Jacobite Rebellion as well including reference to the historic Battle of Culloden (see).
Four pages, 8 by 10 inches, red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's