William Brodie

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Brodie advertisin feegur on Edinburgh's Royal Mile

William Brodie (28 September 1741 – 1 October 1788), eften kent bi his teetle o Deacon Brodie, wis a Scots cabinet-makker, deacon o a treds guild, an Edinburgh ceety cooncillor, wha maintained a saicret life as a hoose-brakker, pairtly for the thrill, an pairtly tae fund his gemblin.