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Sir David Lindsay and Ane Satyre of the Three Estaitis

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1160: tabled on 11 May 2023

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 2 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House celebrates the unveiling of a plaque at Cupar’s Castle Hill commemorating Sir David Lindsay of the Mount, Cupar (c.1486-1555) and his play Ane Satyre of the Three Estaitis; remembers Sir David Lindsay as Scotland’s first and for many people greatest dramatist; notes the plaque is placed in the location of the first performance of his famous play in 1552; further celebrates Ane Satyre of the Three Estaitis as the greatest Scottish medieval play, satirising the country’s corrupt institutions the nobility, the burgh merchants, and particularly the clergy; further notes that it laid the ground work for the reformation in Scotland; remembers the importance of satire and the arts in fostering democracy and culture; and commends the work of Three Estates Cupar in commemorating Sir David and his works.

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