Wed 21 Aug 11:00 - 12:00
Scotland’s Role in Slavery
Francis Humberston Mackenzie was a complex man: a profoundly deaf Scot who became Governor of Barbados; a benevolent Highland landowner during the Clearances who went on to own a slave plantation – and fight for slaves rights. Historian Finlay McKichan’s study Lord Seaforth, discussed today, reassesses his story, the connections between Highland and Caribbean communities, and the end of the imperial slave trade.
Part of our Stories that Make Scotland series of events.
Tickets go on sale at 8:30am on Tuesday 25 June.