Wednesday, 15 July 2009

Jacobites to be cleared?

Here's a story from the National Post in Toronto concerning the petition of Peter Drummon-Murray to have the names cleared of various Jacobites attainted by an Act of Parliament following the Forty Five.

Tory MSP Jamie McGrigor has tabled a motion calling on the Scottish Parliament to back a petition which demands the Westminster Parliament overturn the Acts of Attainder and clear the names of the families in question.

For more on the story see
Scotland plans to clear names 'attainted' during Jacobite rebellion.

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