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Covenanter Grave Balmaghie (Halliday & Halliday) #History #Scotland

David Halliday, portioner of Mayfield and David Halliday in Glengap, Balmaghie parish, Kirkcudbrightshire. Died 1685. ‘Item the said Laird of Lagg, with the Earle of Anandale, having Command of some Troups of Heretors, pursued another David Halyday...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 4 May 2020

Covenanter Grave Balmaghie (Short) #History #Scotland

George Short, Balmaghie parish, Kirkcudbrightshire. Died 1685. Shields in 1690: ‘Item the said Laird of Lagg, with the Earle of Anandale, having Command of some Troups of Heretors, pursued another David Halyday and George Short, and apprehended...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 3 May 2020

The Covenanters’ Field Preaching Site at Aikey Hill near Threave Castle #History #Scotland

According to a later tradition found in OS name book for Balmaghie parish, Aikey Hill was were field preachings were held during “the persecution” of the 1670s or 1680s: Aikey Hill: ‘An eminence in the centre of an arable field with...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 15 Jan 2018

Covenanters of the Killing Times Not Buried in the Parish They Died In #History #Scotland

Why are twelve of the ninety-three field deaths of the Killing Times (1682 to 1688) not buried in the parish that they were executed in? See right slice of pie chart ‘other parish yard’, above. The answer to that question is not clear, as...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 19 May 2017

Beyond Orkney’s Fatal Shore: The Wreck of The Croune, 10 December 1679 #History #Scotland

At nine to ten o’clock at night on Wednesday 10 December, 1679, The Croune was shipwrecked near the Mull of Deerness in Orkney. Attempting to shelter from a winter storm, it had rounded the mull and cast its anchor, but the wind and seas drove it...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 10 Dec 2016

The Covenanters’ Prison, Edinburgh, 1679 #History #Scotland

After the Covenanters were defeated in the battle of Bothwell Brig on 22 June, 1679, at least 1,184 prisoners were delivered to Edinburgh. They were held in Inner Greyfriars’ Yard. What is today called The Covenanters’ Prison in Greyfriars’...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 5 Dec 2016

John Hepburn: “He ay joucked to the lee side, in persecution, and out of persecution” #History #Scotland

Robert Smith, a minister without ordination from Douglas in Lanarkshire and a key figure in the post-Revolution, Cameronian, Society people, was sharply critical of two other ministers, John Hepburn and John MacMillan, on his death bed in 1724. From ‘The...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 22 Aug 2016

The Mystery of the McMillanites in Galloway #History #Scotland

There is a gaping hole in the record of baptisms and marriages between 1706 and 1712 of the McMillanites, a fragment of the Society people that rejected the Revolution Settlement of 1689 to 1690. That hole is Galloway sized. In the 1680s, Galloway was...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 12 Apr 2016

The Hidden: Five Fugitive Covenanters in Crossmichael parish

The summons to the circuit court held in Kirkcudbright in October, 1684, offers a fleeting glimpse into the networks of kin, friends and neighbours who hid the Society people. Ernfillan Glen from the north © James Bell and licensed for reuse. 1. John...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 25 Aug 2014

Richard Cameron’s Road to Martyrdom Begins: ‘I Will Make Thy Hoofs Brass: And Thou Shalt Beat in Pieces Many People’

In late March, 1680, Richard Cameron and other militant presbyterians began to plot a new direction for the presbyterian movement which would take them into direct confrontation with the Restoration regime. Cameron did not expect to survive the struggle....
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 2 Apr 2013

The Twynholm Covenanters: The Earl of Annandale and Lag Hunt Fugitives in Galloway

   Two Covenanters, David Halliday and George Short, were shot in Galloway in 1685… Their deaths were first recorded by Alexander Shields in 1690: ‘Item the said Laird of Lagg, with the Earle of Anandale, having Command of some Troups of Heretors,...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 20 Jan 2013