Edinburgh Miniature Coffins: Discovering the Fairy Coffins of Arthur’s Seat

Found in the ‘Daith Comes In’ gallery at Scotland’s National Museum, the Edinburgh miniature coffins or Burke & Hare murder dolls still have a sense of mystery

Finding William Burke: The Relics of A Murderer

Image | Execution of the William Burke| Wellcome Collection If you’re interested in the macabre story of the now infamous murderers Burke and Hare, you’ll know that William Burke is spread around Scotland, with a (tiny) little bit of him scattered in England. Following Burke’s execution at Edinburgh’s Lawnmarket in January 1829, little bits of… Continue reading Finding William Burke: The Relics of A Murderer