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Articles in the category of #Horrible Histories
The Hoax of "Big Hector" the cannibal.
A harrowing article from the Ipswich Journal reporting on the collapse of the roof of Fearn Abbey during a service.
A petition by Thomas Ross regarding a violent dispute between the Rosses of Shandwick and Rarichie.
17th Century Crime and Punishment and the horrific use of a Cucking-stool in the Royal Burgh of Tain.
Murder and Execution in early 17th century Scotland.
A short story concerning the infamous trial of Catherine Ross Lady Fowlis for witchcraft.
The story of Janet nein Gibbie Gow - a grim tale of witch trials and crimes of sorcery.
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.