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    Kingsmill Hotel
    Culcabock Road
    Inverness
    IV2 3LP
    United Kingdom

History and Forensics: Lord Lovat ‘The Old Fox’

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Lord Lovat, ‘ The Old Fox’, is currently known to readers and TV audiences as the grandfather of Jamie Fraser, the lead character in the ‘Outlander’ series. The notorious 18th Century clan chief, a Jacobite sympathiser, was beheaded in London for supporting Bonnie Prince Charlie. However, for centuries, there has been debate as to whether his remains lie in the family’s mausoleum near Inverness. Scientists, led by Professor Dame Sue Black, have undertaken a careful examination of these remains and will reveal their findings at this event.

View video of the  full event and hear the moment of the revelation here.

Watch video of interviews with some of the event participants below.

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Professor Dame Sue Black OBE FRSE, Director, Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification, University of Dundee