The Dundee Messenger
Historic Characters

Historic Characters

During the 17th century the walled city of Dundee was regarded as the most secure place in Scotland, the wealth
General Monck - Treasure beneath the waves - 4.4 out of 5 based on 5 votes
The last time a "Death by Hanging" sentence was carried out in Dundee was on April 24th., 1889.
Bonnie Dundee, John Graham of Claverhouse, led the Jacobites in the Rising of 1689 and was killed at the
Was William Wallace educated and trained in warfare by the warrior monks of the Knights
Cardinal David Beaton was a prominent figure during the Scottish reformation, and was effectively the last
Cardinal David Beaton - last Archbishop of St. Andrews - 1.0 out of 5 based on 1 vote
Many churches throughout Scotland are dedicated to The Nine Maidens, One of these churches was
The Nine Maidens - The Medieval Saints of Scotland - 4.0 out of 5 based on 2 votes
Grissel Jaffray is the most famous witch to be tried and executed in the city of dundee, this account is adapted
Grissel Jaffray - The Dundee Witch - 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 vote
George Wishart, a powerful Protestant preacher, confidant and mentor of John Knox preached in Dundee