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This evening, I am posting an update on my blog post from June 18th 2017.

As will be noted from bullet point five in the narrative below, there was speculation that the headless corpse in the crypt of Wardlaw Mausoleum near Inverness was the remains of the 11th Lord Lovat, aka the ‘Old Fox’ who was executed for treason in 1747. This is of great interest to ‘Outlander’ fans because the clan chief is the grandfather of the fictional Jamie Fraser.

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Entrance to Southern Necropolis, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on Glasgow’s Southern Necropolis (City of the Dead). Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city with population of close to 600,000.

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Site of fort at Fort William, Scottish Highlands.

This evening, I am posting information on the former British military fort at Fort William, Scotland. A chronological summary is as follows:

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