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Tragedy at Fearn Abbey

A harrowing article from the Ipswich Journal reporting on the collapse of the roof of Fearn Abbey during a service.

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Tain Burgh Books 1663

17th Century Crime and Punishment and the horrific use of a Cucking-stool in the Royal Burgh of Tain.

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The Burning of St Duthac's Chapel

One of the most horrific incidents in Tain’s past occurred in 1427 when the Laird of Freswick, Alexander Mowat and his kinsmen were burned to death in the Chapel of St Duthac in Tain by Thomas Mackay of Creich.

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