Overview

James of the Glen Stewart

(c. 1695—1752) convicted accessory to murder


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

a character in R. L. Stevenson's Kidnapped and Catriona; a real character, who was executed in 1752 for a murder which he did not commit, after trial by a jury of Campbells (the foes of his clan).

From The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.