The Black Kalendar Of Aberdeen: Dark & Deadly Deeds

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Mercat Cross

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A rebooted chronicle of horrors!! The Black Kalendar was the citys list of court proceedings over several centuries in which were told some of the citys most gory murders and dastardly deeds. In this revived tour, find out...the true story of whose arm was spiked on the Justice Port for 11 years from 1650 (definitely not William Wallaces)the revenge murder of The Black Drummer, John Sampson outside a local brothel in 1807the story behind Andrew Hosack, accused of a double-murder 13 years before he was hanged for theft in 1810Johnny Milne, Aberdeens last hangman gives his side of the Hosack execution riot!the burning times when Aberdeen executed 27 women for witchcraft in the winter of 1596/97the brutal killing of Alexander Seaton by John, Master of Forbes in front of Pitfodels Lodging in 1526and a few more tales of minor crooks who were severely punished for the least thing!Meet at the MERCAT CROSS - middle of Castlegate, in front of the Salvation Army CitadelNote the LATER start time of 8pm!Ghost tours suitable for age 12 and above.

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