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Actor Brian Cox backs campaign to clear legendary Dundee pirate's name

Brian Cox has thrown his support behind a campaign to clear the name of Captain William Kidd, wrongfully hung for being a pirate.The Dundee-born star is backing calls for a royal pardon to be granted to Kidd, who was executed in London in 1701.Succession star Cox, 74, who lives in New York, said: “I wholeheartedly support moves to give William Kidd a royal pardon or otherwise redeem his reputation.“It’s never too late to right an injustice.”The seaman, who was also born in Dundee, made a

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