At the centre of early mediaeval Glasgow may lie a Roman settlement possibly known as Cathures. The early street layout is remarkably regular. How compelling is this? Gordon Wyllie will explore all the evidence in this compelling lecture. Gordon Wyllie is a charity and trust lawyer who chairs the Law Society of Scotland's Trust and Succession Committee and was a member of the European Commission's Group of Experts on International Succession Law.  He is the President of the Burgess Association of Edinburgh, a founding member of the Mediaeval Glasgow Trust, and served three years as Deacon Convener of the Trades of Edinburgh.


All events in our lecture series include an opportunity to meet the guest lecturer, coffee and cakes and a special tour of the Castle.


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About the lecturer

Gordon Wyllie is a charity and trust lawyer who chairs the Law Society of Scotland's Trust and Succession Committee and was a member of the European Commission's Group of Experts on International Succession Law.  He is the President of the Burgess Association of Edinburgh, a founding member of the Mediaeval Glasgow Trust, and served three years as Deacon Convener of the Trades of Edinburgh.

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Sub-Roman Glasgow

Lauriston Castle

Discovering Georgian Lauriston: The House and its Neighbours West of Edinburgh.

Saturday 6 October 2018, 10:30am

Looking at Lauriston today there is little to indicate the house had much to do with the 1700s, but what did happen? Neighbouring estates and...

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Trades of Edinburgh

The Incorporated Trades of Edinburgh

Wednesday 21 November 2018, 10:30am

Like all the chartered towns of Europe Edinburgh had its guilds. What do we know about them, and what enduring evidence...

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