Sat, 26 Oct | Lochgair Village Hall


The Appin Murder - An IllustratedTalk by Angus Stewart
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Time & Location

26 Oct 2019, 19:30
Lochgair Village Hall, Lochgair, Lochgilphead PA31 8UJ, UK

About the event

The  Appin  Murder,  1752,  was  the  killing  of  Colin  Campbell  of Glenure,    dubbed    the    "Red Fox",    while    on Hanoverian government  business  in  the  Jacobite  heartland  of  the  Stewarts of Appin. The event is best known through R L Stevenson's novel Kidnapped and its sequel Catriona. This illustrated talk explores the literary context and the factual background. 

Thespeake ris a recently retired High Court judge. He has had a lifelong interest in the works of R L Stevenson. He is President of the Stewart Society.The talk will be one hour long with light refreshments afterwards. 

 Kidnapped illustration by W R S Stott/ NLS Digital Library © 2006 

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