The Early Modern Commons

Little Rebellions

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How to Take a Town

8 November 2022

Instructions to Cameron of Lochiel upon entering Perth Depending upon which contemporary account one reads, descriptions of the Jacobite army’s behaviour during the 1745 rising can...

Bucking the System

20 January 2022

Precautions to be used in making up lists of loyal and rebel subjects in Scotland The collective social power and reach of the parish minsters in the Presbyterian Church of Scotland...

Lady of Swords

14 October 2021

David Clark’s deposition against Lady Margaret Ogilvy in Coupar Angus There was a fair bit of commotion upon the mercat cross of Coupar Angus one mid-October day in 1745. Bailie Charles...