John Jardine Rediscovered - tried for attempted ... in 1745 ...
If your name is Jardine, this could be intriguing news for you; but it will also be intriguing for Battle of Prestonpans history buffs, even embroiderers ...
" .... who was routed at the Battle of Prestonpans during Bonnie Prince ..... two officers, John Jardine and Peter Finch, stood trial for attempted ..." [Google]
As the poster displayed below shows, East Lothian's Archaeology Fortnight includes a 'Rediscovery' Lecture from Dr Frances Shaw, formerly of the Scottish National Archives. And at £5 for a ticket which includes wine it's likley to be a bargain.
N.B. Reservations are mandatory however, so you must either email or phone @ 01620 827408. The email link is live HERE @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Published Date: July 29th 2011