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Covenanter Grave Balmaclellan #History #Scotland

Robert Grierson, Balmaclellan, Balmaclellan parish, Kirkcudbrightshire. Died 1685. Shields in 1690: ‘Col. James Douglas, now Liev. General, Brother to the Duke of Queensberry, together with Liev: John Livingston, and a Party with them, surprised...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 6 May 2020

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

Covenanter Grave Dumfries #History #Scotland

James Kirko, Dumfries, Dumfries parish, Dumfriesshire. Died 1685. Shields in 1690: ‘Captain Bruce, Capt: of Dragoons apprehended James Kirko, at the intelligence of one James Wright, carried him to Dumfreis, detained him prisoner one night, next...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 24 Apr 2020

Covenanter Grave at Craighaugh near Eskdalemuir #History #Scotland

Andrew Hislop, Craighaugh, Eskdalemuir parish, Dumfriesshire. Died 1685. Shields in 1690: ‘Sir James Johnstoun of Westerhall, caused apprehend Andrew Hislop in the parish of Hutton in Anandale delivered him up to Claverhouse, and never rested untill...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 23 Apr 2020

Covenanter Grave near New Galloway #History #Scotland

Adam MacQuhan, Kells parish, Kirkcudbrightshire. Died 1685. Shields in 1690: ‘Item, The said Col: or Liev: Gen: James Dowglas caused take Adam Macquhan out of his bed sick of a Fever, carry him to Newtoun of Galloway, and the next day shot him dead,...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 21 Apr 2020

Covenanter Graves Glencairn Church, near Moniaive #History #Scotland

James Bennoch, Robert Edgar, Robert Mitchell and John Gibson, Kirkland, Glencairn parish, Dumfriesshire. Died 1685. Shields: ‘Col. James Douglas, now Liev. General, Brother to the Duke of Queensberry, together with Liev: John Livingston, and a Party...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 7 Apr 2020

Covenanter Grave Tynron #History #Scotland

William Smith, Tynron parish, Dumfriesshire. Died 1685. Shields: ‘The Laird of Stenhouse, Sir Robert Laurie of Maxueltoun and John Craik of Stewartoun, did instigate and urge Coronet Baillie his party of Dragoons to shot William Smith in Hill, after...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 4 Apr 2020

Covenanter Grave Hallhill near Irongray #History #Scotland

Edward Gordon and Alexander McCubine, Hallhill, Irongray parish, Kirkcudbrightshire. Died 1685. Shields: ‘Item, The said Laird of Lag having Alexander Mellubie and John Gordon Prisoners, at Miltoun of Orr, without any Assisse of Tryal, caused them...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 3 Apr 2020

Covenanter Grave Lochenkit #History #Scotland

John Gordon, William Heron, William Stewart and John Wallace, Lochenkit. Kirkpatrick-Durham parish, Kirkcudbrightshire. Died 1685. Shields made errors in this entry and did not correct them in his errata. ‘Item, The said Captain Bruce surprised...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 2 Apr 2020

Covenanter Grave Girthon #History #Scotland

Robert Lennox in Irelandton. Girthon parish, Kirkcudbrightshire. Died 1685. Shields: ‘Sir Robert Grierson of Lag, having command of a part of Claverhouses Troop & Strauchans Dragoons, surprised Jo. Bell of Whiteside, David Haliday portioner...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 31 Mar 2020

Covenanter Grave Kirkconnell Moor #History #Scotland

James Clement, Kirkconnell Moor, Tongland parish, Kirkcudbrightshire. Died 1685. Shields: ‘Sir Robert Grierson of Lag, having command of a part of Claverhouses Troop & Strauchans Dragoons, surprised Jo. Bell of Whiteside, David Haliday portioner...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 30 Mar 2020

Covenanter Grave Anwoth #History #Scotland

John Bell of Whiteside. Anwoth parish, Kirkcudbrightshire. Died 1685. Shields: ‘Sir Robert Grierson of Lag, having command of a part of Claverhouses Troop & Strauchans Dragoons, surprised Jo. Bell of Whiteside, David Haliday portioner of Mayfield,...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 29 Mar 2020

Covenanter Grave Kirkandrews #History #Scotland

Robert McQhae, Kirkandrews, Borgue parish, Kirkcudbrightshire. Died 1685. Shields: ‘Captain Dowglas finding one —— Mowat, a Taylor, meerly because he had some pieces of lead belonging to his Trade, too him, and without any further trial...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 28 Mar 2020

Covenanter Grave St John’s Town of Dalry #History #Scotland

Robert Stewart and John Grierson, St John’s Town of Dalry, Dalry parish, Kirkcudbrightshire. Died 1684. Shields: ‘The said Claverhouse coming to Galloway, in answer to the Viscount of Kenmures Letter, with a small party surprised Robert Stuart,...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 26 Mar 2020

Covenanter Grave Auchencloy #History #Scotland

Robert Ferguson, Auchencloy, Girthon parish, Kirkcudbrightshire. Died 1684 Shields: ‘The said Claverhouse coming to Galloway, in answer to the Viscount of Kenmures Letter, with a small party surprised Robert Stuart, John Grier, Robert Ferguson,...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 25 Mar 2020

Covenanter Grave Crossmichael #History #Scotland

William Graham, Crossmichael, Crossmichael parish, Kirkcudbrightshire. Died 1682. Shields: ‘John Graham of Claverhouse, Viscount of Dundee, in the Year 1682, with a party of his Troup, pursued William Graham in the parish of ——–...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 24 Mar 2020

Rediscovered for #History: The Covenanter of Carlin’s Cove in Galloway #Scotland

  Yet again, the excellent historical research of Nic Coombey and the Solway Firth Partnership has uncovered a lost Covenanter’s cave. Located on the west side of Kirkcudbright Bay in Galloway, the story of Carlin’s Cove had slipped...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 13 Oct 2019

The Covenanters of the Enterkin Pass Attack of 1684 #History #Scotland

The rescue of Covenanters at Enterkin Pass was an attack on a small party of John Graham of Claverhouse’s troop of Horse escorting prisoners from Dumfries to Edinburgh. It took place at the end of July, 1684, and up to three soldiers were killed....
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 4 Nov 2018

Nithsdale Martyrs’ Monument: A Guide to the Covenanters #History #Scotland

Who are the 57 Covenanters listed on the Nithsdale Martyrs’ Cross in Dalgarnock graveyard? Where did they come from and what happened to them? The monument erected in 1928 lies in Dalgarnock graveyard between Thornhill and Closeburn, not far off...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 28 Oct 2018

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