Jean Lang (1857-1932) was a Scottish writer and folklorist. She was interested in ancient mythology and its origins. In her opinion the mythology of the West resembled that of the East as they had the same root: the ancient people of the West and of the East saw and met similar phenomena.
'The Murder Of Colonel Stewart Of Hartrigge' is a short story by Jean Lang that was included in the collection book 'From The Border Marches'. This short story is set in those times when all the self-respecting men wore swords as they were obliged to do so by the means of honour. And by the means of honour they were obliged to drink a lot… And what happens when a lot of men with swords gets drunk? Read this colourful story and soak up the atmosphere of good old Scotland!