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Gas Light

Gas Light is a 1938 play by Patrick Hamilton which has given rise to the term “gaslighting”, in which a victim is presented with false information making them doubt their own memory and perception.

Geillis Duncan, witch

Young Scottish maidservant suspected of witchcraft by her employer in November 1590. After being tortured, the initial testimony she gave led to the start of the North Berwick witch trials.

Gentleman’s Journal

Published between 1692 and 1694, precursor to the modern magazine.


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George Arthur Ferguson, 6th Laird of Pitfour

6th and final laird of the Pitfour estate in Aberdeenshire, the Blenheim of the North

George Ferguson (Lt Governor of Tobago)

George Ferguson (1748 – 29 December 1820) was the fourth Laird of Pitfour, a large estate in the Buchan area of Aberdeenshire, Scotland which became known as The Blenheim of the North.

George Ferguson, 5th Laird of Pitfour

Scottish naval officer and Tory politician; also known as “The Admiral” or “The Sailor” to differentiate him from his father.

George Marsh

Protestant priest who became a martyr, after his execution in 1555 as a result of the Marian Persecutions during the reign of Queen Mary I.

George Ogilvy, 3rd Lord Banff

Inherited the lands of Inchdrewer and Montbray in 1668. He was murdered and his body burned at Inchdrewer Castle in 1713.