Tag: Lord George Murray

This plaque in York's Tadcaster Road marks the spot where the town's gallows stood.

James Reid, a hero of the ’45

Today, we post this article from our archives. The article was written by Tommy Pearston and published in the December 1989 Piping Times. His subject was James Reid, the only piper who lost his life because he was a piper. Reid, a native of Angus in the east of Scotland, […]

Alfred Donald Mackintosh.

Patrons of Piping – The Mackintosh

• From the March 2000 Piping Times. By Jeannie Campbell The Mackintoshes are part of Clan Chattan and claim descent from MacDuff, the Earl of Fife. They were supporters of the Bruces and acquired the lands of Moy in the 14th century. Malcolm, the 10th chief, fought at the Battle […]