Why My History is Steeped in Blood

Catchy title, eh? Annie Brown has written an article for The Daily Record with just such a title, covering “How one woman’s search into her family’s past uncovered a forgotten episode in Scottish history”. The woman in question, Moira Stewart, while doing genealogy research found one of her ancestors involved in a little-known incident involving a shipwreck, alleged piracy, and a near-war between Brazil and Britain.