Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Standard Name: Wilson, Margaret,, 1666 - 1685
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13 April 1685: Two Scotswomen, Margaret Lachlane aged sixty-three...
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13 April 1685
Two Scotswomen, Margaret Lachlane
aged sixty-three and Margaret Wilson
aged around twenty-five, were sentenced to execution by drowning for being Covenanters
: they were tied to stakes in Wigtown Bay while the tide came in.