Pirates, Plunder and Shipwrecks from Aberdeen’s Medieval Records

21/11/11 Aberdeen Archives
Image courtesy of Aberdeen City and Shire Archives

12:30 – 13:30| Aberdeen Maritime Museum, AB11 5BY 

Admission free, booking required, please click here

Suitable for age 12 and over


Aberdeen was a European economic hub centuries before the discovery of oil but frequently upset its continental neighbours by turning a blind eye to piracy. Join members of the Law in the Aberdeen Council Registers project team for an exploration of the darker side of medieval overseas trade, and an overview of exciting new work that is unlocking the City’s UNESCO-recognised ancient records. You can read more about the project on their blog here.