A NATION MOURNS – DETAILS EMERGE OF THE KING’S LAST HOURS

A NATION MOURNS – DETAILS EMERGE OF THE KING’S LAST HOURS PERTH FAMILY’S DENIAL OF INVOLVEMENT ‘THEY’RE GOOD BOYS’ SAYS MOTHER SHOCKED CROWDS GATHER OUTSIDE PERTH FRIARY ‘I TRIED TO WARN HIM’ CLAIMS HIGHLAND SPEYWIFE CARDINAL KISSES KING’S CORPSE, SAYS ‘HE DIED A MARTYR’ QUEEN VOWS BLOODY REVENGE ON ALL OF THE KILLERS. QUESTIONS ASKED…

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ANGER GROWS: SCOTLAND DEMANDS TO KNOW WHO MURDERED KING JAMES

ANGER GROWS: SCOTLAND DEMANDS TO KNOW WHO MURDERED KING JAMES PERTHSHIRE MANHUNT CONTINUES FOR KING’S SLAYERS REWARD FOR INFORMATION PROMISED KING’S UNCLE FACES DIFFICULT QUESTIONS MORE EVIDENCE OF TREACHERY IN THE ROYAL HOUSEHOLD WOUNDED QUEEN TO ATTEND FUNERAL. Professor Richard Oram.   This morning in Perth, as preparations continue for the funeral of the king…

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KING-SLAYER SEIZED

KING-SLAYER SEIZED ROBERT GRAHAM CAPTURED WITHOUT A FIGHT LOYAL ATHOLLMEN SAY ‘HE BEGGED US TO KILL HIM’ TRAITOR’S SON TAKEN IN SEPARATE COUP QUEEN CONFIRMS ALL OF WICKED GANG WILL HAVE FAIR TRIAL ‘THEY’LL SUFFER THE FULL PENALTY FOR TRAITORS’, SHE DECLARES. Professor Richard Oram.   In breaking news this morning brought by runner from…

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An Italian at the Court of King James

An Italian at the Court of King James. Professor Richard Oram.   Nestling amidst trees at the roadside in the East Lothian hamlet of Whitekirk is the wonderfully well-preserved medieval parish church of St Mary of Hamere or Whitekirk as it is now known. It is a remarkable survival and, although heavily restored in the…

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Feasting with James I – Linlithgow Palace’s Great Hall

Feasting with James I – Linlithgow Palace’s Great Hall Professor Richard Oram   We have probably all seen some modern re-imagining of a medieval banquet, from cinema depictions of Henry VIII ripping apart whole chickens and throwing the bones over his shoulder to the dogs, to Lord of the Ring’s feast in the hall of…

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Dunbar Castle – Queen Joan’s Last Redoubt

Dunbar Castle – Queen Joan’s Last Redoubt Professor Richard Oram   Most visitors to Dunbar who venture down to the East Lothian town’s harbour barely glance at the few stumps of stonework that rise like broken teeth from the crusted blood-red sandstone headland at its northern end. Yet, down to the sixteenth century, this was…

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