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A Rain of Fish in Scotland

The story of the rain of fish was recorded by Andrew Symson, the minister of Kirkinner parish, in his description of Minnigaff parish, Galloway, of 1684: ‘In the moors of this parish of Monnygaffe not many years since, at a place called La Spraig,...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 20 May 2015

The Hidden: Fugitive and Rebel Covenanters in Minnigaff in 1684

Minnigaff parish in Kirkcudbrightshire, Galloway, bears a distinctive footprint of Presbyterian dissent. Five landowners in the parish were forfeited for their part in the Bothwell Rising of 1679: Patrick Dunbar, younger of Machermore, Patrick Herron...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 1 Sep 2014

The Forfeited Covenanters, 1679 to 1688

In 1690, the Scottish Parliament passed an act rescinding most of the forfeitures which had taken place under the Restoration Stewart regime. The published list is not perfect. It contains minor errors, duplicates some names and fails to mentions some...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 28 Jul 2014

The Covenanters of the White Cairn in Galloway

‘There is another large accumulation of stones, called the White Cairn, on the mark of Glencaird. Part of it having been carried away, a cave was thereby laid open, 18 feet in length, 5 feet in breadth, and 4 feet deep. Several of the stones by which...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 25 Jun 2013