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The British Army of the Killing Times in the Winter of 1685 #History #Scotland

  On 10 December, 1685, General William Drummond wrote a memorial of the winter quarters appointed for the King’s Scottish Army, aka., the British Army, until further orders. The modern regiments descended from these regiments are @scots_guards,...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 23 Sep 2018

The Mystery of the Covenanters’ Panbreck Convention Site #History #Scotland

Panbreck was the site of the secretive United Societies’ thirteenth convention on 20 March, 1684. Where was this treasonable meeting held? … Panbreck Hill Faithful Contendings Displayed only gave a placename for the convention site: ‘[The...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 18 Aug 2017

The Big Oak of Earlstoun, the Old Chapel and the Five Prophets #History #Scotland

After Alexander Shields escaped from prison, he and James Renwick met and preached together at Earlstoun Wood, beside Earlstoun Castle, in December 1686. Richard Cameron and Donald Cargill also knew Earlstoun and possibly preached there in 1680. Alexander...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 18 Dec 2016

Four Robbers Hanged at the Gallowlee near Leith #History #Scotland

Lord Fountainhall reports: 11 December, 1686: ‘Ther is much robbing at this tyme, under night, both in Edinburgh and about it, by [the Earl of] Dumbarton’s sojors, &c.’ 16 December, 1686: ‘At Criminall Court ther are 4 robbers...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 17 Dec 2016

The Shame of Stealing a Dress in 1686 #History #Scotland

Lord Fountainhall reports: 24 June, 1686: ‘A poor woman stealls some money and cloadis, from one Dobson hir mistris, and endeavoring to escape in a ship at Prestonpans, is apprehended and incarcerat in Edinburgh Tolbuith, wher for shame shee hangs...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 25 Nov 2016

‘He Barbarously Carried Hir Head in his Wallet’: Near Dalkeith, 1686 #History #Scotland

Lord Fountainhall reports: 6 December, 1686: ‘At Criminall Court, it was reported, one had murdered a woman near Dalkeith, and cut off hir head, because meiting hir on the hy-road, shee had discovered to him hir acquaintance shee had been receiving...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 19 Nov 2016

Nisbet at Renwick’s Field Preaching in the last half of 1686 #History #Scotland

In the late summer or autumn of 1686, James Nisbet, a fugitive from near Newmilns, heard James Renwick field preach. He had heard Renwick before in July, 1685. ‘The last half of this year [1686 …] I had occasion to hear Mr. Renwick from these...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 8 Oct 2016

Prophet Peden’s Kinfolk #History #Scotland

When the wanted Covenanter, Alexander Peden, died at ‘the Dikes’ in Sorn parish in January, 1686, he was protected by his kin. The names of two Pedens appear to be associated with his hiding place, a fugitive named Alexander Peden and a former...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 26 Sep 2016

Peden’s Prophecies in The Ravished Maid in the Wilderness (1708) #History #Scotland

The Cotmuir Folk published what they alleged were four prophecies of Alexander Peden in their pamphlet, The Ravished Maid in the Wilderness, Or, A True Account of the Raise, Causes, and Continuuance of the Deference between A Suffering Party of Presbyterians,...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 26 May 2016

‘Peden’s Shroud’ and Peden’s Tree in Auchinleck #History #Trees #Scotland

The traditional story of Alexander Peden’s shroud is found in a poem by the Reverend James Dodds. When Peden’s body was exhumed in Auchinleck graveyard, the shroud is said to have been blown by the wind up on to the branch of a nearby plane...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 13 Mar 2016

‘Renwick’s Visit to the Death Bed of Peden’ #History #Poetry #Scotland

The meeting between James Renwick and Alexander Peden when he was near death at some point in either late 1685, or January, 1686, was reported by Patrick Walker in his life of Peden. In the nineteenth century, the Reverend James Dodds made the encounter...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 12 Mar 2016

Two Burials For Prophet Peden in 1686 #History #Scotland

Peden’s Grave at Cumnock Reproduced by the very kind permission of Robert Guthrie. John Ker of Kersland, a spy, plotter and the brother-in-law of Daniel Ker of Kersland, recorded the two burials of Alexander ‘Prophet’ Peden: ‘[The]...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 27 Nov 2015

The Lost Peden’s Tree in Auchinleck Churhyard #History #Scotland

The Covenanter, Alexander Peden, has many caves, stones and trees that tradition associates with him. One tree lay in the old parish church graveyard at Auchinleck. Is the replacement for it still there? Entrance to Auchinleck Graveyard and the old parish...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 11 Nov 2015

The Killing Times of 1685: The list of the Dead in Cloud of Witnesses

In 1714, a list of Covenanters who were summarily executed in the fields during the Killing Times appeared in A Cloud of Witnesses. The list was based on the list found in Alexander Shields’ A Short Memorial (1690) and nearly reproduces Shields’...
------- Mowat (d.1685) -------- Auchenleck (d.1685) 1685 Adam Macquhan (d.1685) Alexander Ferguson of Kilkerran Alexander Gordon Viscount of Kenmure Alexander Linn (d.1685) Andrew Hislop Andrew McRoberts (d.1685) Annandale Archibald MacAulay of Ardincaple Ayrshire Barr parish Borgue parish Captain James Maitland Captain John Inglis Captain Strachan Captain Thomas Douglas Cathcart parish Colmonell parish Colonel James Douglas Cornet James Dundas Cornet John Baillie Cornet Peter Inglis Covenanters Cromwell Lockhart of Lee Crossmichael parish Cumnock parish Dailly parish Daniel McIlwraith (d.1685) Daniel McMichael David Dun (d.1685) David Halliday in Glengap (d.1685) David Halliday in Mayfield (d.1685) David Steel (d.1686) Dumfries Dumfriesshire Durisdeer parish Eaglesham parish earl of Annandale Edward McKean (d.1685) Eskdale Eskdalemuir parish Evandale parish Fenwick parish Gabriel Thomson (d.1685) Galloway Galston parish George Douglas earl of Dumbarton George Short (d.1685) George Wood George Woodburn Gilbert Macadam (d.1685) Girthon parish Glencairn parish Glenkens Highlanders His Majesty's Regiment of Dragoons His Majesty's Regiment of Foot Guards History Irongray parish James Clement (d.1685) James Dun (d.1685) James Johnstone of Westerhall James Kirko (d.1685) James McMichael (d.1684) James Smith James White John Barrie John Bell of Whiteside (d.1685) John Brounen John Brown (Blackwood) John Brown of Priesthill John Browning John Bryce (d.1685) John Craik of Stewarton John Douglas of Stenhouse John Fergushill John Ferguson (Glencairn) John Graham of Claverhouse John Hunter (d.1685) John Jamieson (d.1685) John Mclorgan (d.1685) John Murchie (d.1685) John Reid John Reid of Ballochmyle John Semple (d.1685) John Smith (Muirkirk) John Smith in Cronan John Urie (d.1685) Joseph Wilson (d.1685) Kells parish Kelton parish Killing Times King's Regiment of Horse Kirkcowan parish Kirkcudbrightshire Kirkmichael parish (Ayrshire) Kirkpatrick-Durham parish Lanarkshire Lesmahagow parish Lieutenant Alexander Bruce Lieutenant Crichton Lieutenant Lewis Lauder Lieutenant Livingston Lieutenant Murray Lieutenant Nisbet Lieutenant Straiton Lieutenant-Colonel Buchan Loudoun parish Lt General William Drummond Major John Balfour Mar's Regiment of Foot Martyrs Matthew McIlwraith (d.1685) Mauchline parish Militia Minnigaff parish Moffat parish Muirkirk parish Nithsdale Peter Gemmel Peter Gillies Quentin Kennedy of Drummellane Renfrewshire Robert Dalyell of Glenae Robert Dun (Lethamhill) Robert Grierson of Lag Robert Laurie of Maxwelton Robert Lennox (d.1685) Robert Lockhart Robert M'Whae (d.1685) Robert Thom Scotland Scottish History Simon Paterson (d.1685) Sir Archibald Kennedy of Culzean Sorn parish Straiton parish Tarbolton parish Thomas Cook (d.1685) Thomas McHaffie (d.1685) Thomas Richard Thomas Young (d.1685) Tongland parish Twynholm parish Wigtownshire William Adam William Fiddison (d.1685) William Graham (d.1682/84) William McKergur (d.1685) William Paterson William Shillilaw (d.1685) William Smith (d.1685) William Wallace of Craigie
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 18 Sep 2015

The Killing Times of 1685: Ridpath’s List of Covenanters Executed in the Fields

The 500th post… In 1693, George Ridpath, one of the first Scottish journalists, published a list of Covenanters who had been summarily executed in the fields. Ridpath’s list was copied from the list found in Alexander Shields’ A Short...
-------- Auchenleck (d.1685) 1685 Adam Macquhan (d.1685) Alexander Linn (d.1685) Andrew Hislop Andrew McRoberts (d.1685) Archibald MacAulay of Ardincaple Captain 'Major' George Winram Captain James Maitland Captain John Inglis Captain Robert Middleton Captain Strachan Captain Thomas Douglas Colonel James Douglas Cornet James Dundas Cornet John Baillie Cornet Peter Inglis Covenanters Cromwell Lockhart of Lee Daniel McIlwraith (d.1685) Daniel McMichael David Dun (d.1685) David Halliday in Glengap (d.1685) David Halliday in Mayfield (d.1685) David Steel (d.1686) Early modern history Edward McKean (d.1685) Gabriel Thomson (d.1685) General Thomas Dalyell George Douglas earl of Dumbarton George Ridpath George Short (d.1685) George Wood George Woodburn Gilbert Macadam (d.1685) Henry Hall of Haughead Highlanders History James Clement (d.1685) James Dun (d.1685) James Johnstone of Westerhall James Kirko (d.1685) James Smith James White John Barrie John Bell of Whiteside (d.1685) John Brounen John Brown (Blackwood) John Brown of Priesthill John Browning John Bryce (d.1685) John Craik of Stewarton John Douglas of Stenhouse John Fergushill John Graham of Claverhouse John Hunter (d.1685) John Jamieson (d.1685) John Mclorgan (d.1685) John Murchie (d.1685) John Reid John Semple (d.1685) John Smith (Muirkirk) John Smith in Cronan John Urie (d.1685) Joseph Wilson (d.1685) Killing Times Lieutenant Alexander Bruce Lieutenant Crichton Lieutenant Livingston Lieutenant Murray Lieutenant Nisbet Lieutenant Straiton Lieutenant-Colonel Buchan Lt General William Drummond Major John Balfour Margaret McLachlan (d.1685) Margaret Wilson (d.1685) Martyrs Matthew McIlwraith (d.1685) Militia Peter Gemmel Peter Gillies Quentin Kennedy of Drummellane Robert Dalyell of Glenae Robert Dun (Lethamhill) Robert Grierson of Lag Robert Laurie of Maxwelton Robert Lennox (d.1685) Robert Lockhart Robert M'Whae (d.1685) Robert Thom Scotland Scottish History Simon Paterson (d.1685) Sir Archibald Kennedy of Culzean Thomas Cook (d.1685) Thomas McHaffie (d.1685) Thomas Richard Thomas Young (d.1685) William Adam William Douglas duke of Queensberry William Fiddison (d.1685) William Graham (d.1682/84) William McKergur (d.1685) William Paterson William Smith (d.1685)
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 11 Sep 2015

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