Witches of Whiteadder

September 26, 2019Borders, Medieval, Music, stories and ballads

A new map-based website produced by Edinburgh University gives a fascinating insight into a darker time in our history. The Survey of Scottish Witchcraft highlights and names all the people who are known to have been accused of witchcraft in Scotland during the 1600s.  https://witches.is.ed.ac.uk/?fbclid=IwAR3ibTymfawgpoCYD7QvIQ45Cht36i8b1dBrxSyuCKAYA901Dw0vlQl9GJY As you’ll see, there were quite a few here in … Read More

Morham: Lost Castle Found?

September 11, 2019Archaeology, East Lothian, Excavations, Medieval, News

Morham: Lost Castle Found? From the 27th to the 31st of August this year AOC Archaeology welcomed over 45 visitors and volunteers to the site of Morham Castle in East Lothian. This was the first excavation for the Whiteadder: Historic Heart of the Lammermuirs project which aims to find out more about the archaeological landscape … Read More