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William Boyd the 4th Earl of Kilmarnock

Invitation to the Trials of the Earl of Kilmarnock, the Earl of Cromertie and Lord Balmerino

Description:
This is an invitation to attend the trial of Boyd and his co-accused (Cromartie and Balmerino) for their part in the 1745 Jacobite uprising. The charge is high treason.  Boyd won high praise for his manner and bearing throughout despite the inevitable result.
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
EADO044n
Creation Date:
1746
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council