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A Satire on The Cameronian Tooth #History #Literature #Scotland

The following poem is a satire of the Cameronians, which was probably composed by Alexander Pennecuik shortly before his death in 1730. He was the nephew of Dr. Alexander Pennecuik who wrote about the Gypsies’ Field of Blood at Romanno. It vividly...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 2 Jun 2019

How the Covenanters of the Killing Times got their Gravestones #History #Scotland

The 1701 general meetings of the Cameronians decided to record and mark the graves of the martyrs of the Killing Times of 1685. From the resolutions passed in the meetings below, it appears that two projects for honouring the martyrs ran in parallel....
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 8 Jun 2016

Nineteenth General Meeting of the Cameronians in 1699

19 General Meeting at Cairn Table Hill, 21 June, 1699. Map of Cairn Table Ayrshire correspondence was to make trial of and inspect the society in Fenwick parish for their ‘disorderly hearing of Mr [Hugh] McHendry’ to ensure that it did not...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 8 Jun 2016

Twentieth to Twenty-Second General Meetings of the Cameronians

These meetings are not that interesting from my perspective, but they do provide further detail on who the delegates to the Cameronians’ General Meeting were. 20 General Meeting at Crawfordjohn, 25 October, 1699. Members of the committee were to...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 7 Jun 2016

Eighteenth General Meeting of the Cameronians in 1699 #History #Scotland

The eighteenth post-Revolution general meeting of the Cameronian Society people may have witnessed first steps towards the publication of Cloud of Witnesses fifteen years later… 18 General Meeting at Crawfordjohn, 5 April, 1699. Issues arising...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 6 Jun 2016

Seventeenth General Meeting of the Cameronians in 1698

17 General Meeting at Crawfordjohn, 2 November, 1698. Members chosen for a conference at Glasgow in November ‘with their disunited brethren and Mr [Hugh] McHendry’:Sir Robert Hamilton and Mr. Robert Smith, for the General Meeting.Mr. James...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 6 Jun 2016

Sixteenth General Meeting of the Cameronians in 1698

16 General Meeting at Friarminnan, 29 July, 1698. William Stuart in Galloway ‘is allowed to frequent the [general] meeting as formerly’. The committee was elected:Sir Robert Hamilton.Mr. James Kid [for the Lothians]. Mr. Charles Umpherston...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 6 Jun 2016

Eleventh General Meeting of the Cameronians in 1696 #History #Scotland

11 General Meeting at Friarminnan, 5 August, 1696. A letter to be sent to Robert Speirs to remove his suspension from the Societies. A letter to be sent ‘to Eskdale in answer’ to their letter on the testimony of the Societies. A letter to...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 28 May 2016

Tenth General Meeting of the Cameronians in 1696 #History #Scotland

Somewhere on the Douglas Water in Douglas parish, Lanarkshire, the Cameronians held their tenth post-Revolution general meeting. Where exactly the meeting took place by the Douglas Water is not clear. The lack of a precise placename may suggest that is...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 27 May 2016

Ninth General Meeting of the Cameronians in 1696 #History #Scotland

The next general meeting of the Cameronians at Leadhills in Crawford parish is not of particular interest, but it does contain a list of names linked to particular shires. As such it is useful for both locating individuals involved in the Cameronians...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 23 May 2016

Seventh General Meeting of the Cameronians in 1695 #History #Scotland

Friarminnan 07 General Meeting at Friarminnan, 26 June, 1695. The next committee was to disburden Robert Speirs of his collectorship. A delegate from the Edinburgh society desires that one of the Bo’ness society attends the next committee ‘with...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 22 May 2016

Sixth General Meeting of the Cameronians in 1695 #History #Scotland

In 1695, the Cameronians held a sixth general meeting at the mining settlement of Leadhills in Crawford parish, Lanarkshire. 06 General Meeting at Leadhills, 10 April, 1695. Testimonial written for Robert Wilson in Friarminnan in Nithsdale and subscribed...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 22 May 2016

Fifth General Meeting of the Cameronians in 1694 #History #Scotland

Friarminnan 05 General Meeting at Friarminnan, 17 October, 1694. Resolved that there was to ‘be no meddling’ with Mr David Houston ‘untill the mind of the societies be enquired concerning him and also that all persons who goes and marryeth...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 22 May 2016

Fourth General Meeting of the Cameronians in 1694 #History #Scotland

04 General Meeting at Friarminnan, June, 1694. Societies in Barony parish in Glasgow to ‘conveen particularly James Reid and Gavin Witherspoon and draw up the causes of a fast conserning the disorders among themselves’. Persons chosen for...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 22 May 2016

Third General Meeting of the Cameronians in 1693 #History #Scotland

More notes from the published manuscript minutes of the General Meeting of the Cameronians found in the roof space of a manse in Penpont. 03 General Meeting at Friarminnan, 25 October, 1693. Mentions ‘three persons’ from Lanarkshire societies...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 22 May 2016

First General Meeting of the Cameronians in 1693 #History #Scotland

In 1995, a set of manuscript minutes from the general meetings of the post-Revolution Society people were discovered in the roof space of the manse in Penpont parish in Nithsdale. They offer a unique glimpse into who the Society people were between 1693...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 22 May 2016

The Cameronians and the Attempted Jacobite Rising of 1708 #History #Scotland

The veracity of the claims made John Ker of Kersland about his role as a spy in Union Crisis of 1706 to 1708 have been much debated. Whether he had the influence he maintained he had in his Memoirs in swaying the Hebronites and the Cameronians away from...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 22 Apr 2016