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Greyfriars Kirkyard

1759
Greyfriars Kirkyard

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The cemetery is a historic site with many thought-provoking inscriptions on some of the memorial stones. The black mausoleum has an interesting history, dating back to 1759 when it was build at command of Sir George Mackenzie, Lord Advocate during the reign of Charles 11. 1,200 Presbyterian Covenanters were imprisoned and died there. He himself was later buried in the same kirkyard.

Maretha Added by Maretha Attributed to: Maretha botha

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