Wednesday 14 December 2022
Tune of the Day: Thomas Aikenhead
Pipe march by Roddy Campbell
This march was kindly contributed to our collection by its composer, piper Roddy Campbell from the Outer Hebrides, Scotland.
Thomas Aikenhead (or Aitkenhead) was a student at Edinburgh University who in 1697, at the age of twenty, was the last person in Great Britain to be executed for blasphemy.