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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

The Battle of Dunkeld of 1689 in Crockett’s Lochinvar #History #Literature #Scotland

The novel Lochinvar (1897) by S. R. Crockett contains a description of the Battle of Dunkeld fought between the Cameronian Regiment, made up of the Society people, and the Jacobites, many of them Highlanders. The excerpt, below, mentions role of Henry...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 27 Nov 2016

Intercepted Mail: A Letter from the Ninth Convention to Brackel in 1683 #History #Scotland

At the beginning of June, 1683, Alexander Gordon of Earlstoun and Edward Aitkin were captured on a ship off Tynemouth. Among the papers seized was a letter that Earlstoun was carrying from the Societies’ ninth convention in Edinburgh on 8 May to...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 28 Jan 2016

Letter of William Brackel to the United Societies, February, 1683 #History #Scotland

In February, 1683, William Brackel, a Dutch minister in Leeuwarden, wrote in reply to a letter from the United Societies’ fifth convention. It had taken him four months to reply and it would be a further three months until his letter arrived. Something...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 26 Jan 2016

The Ninth Convention’s Paper to the Rye House Plotters, May, 1683 #History #Scotland

On 8 May, 1683, the ninth convention of the United Societies held in secret in Edinburgh sent a paper to the ‘Confederators’, a group of English radical Whigs behind a series of insurrectionary and assassination plots tht are commonly known...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 25 Jan 2016

The Eighth Convention of the Society people at Cairn Table Hill, 2 May, 1683 #History #Scotland

On 2 May, 1683, the Society people assembled for their eighth convention at Cairn Table Hill in Ayrshire. The meeting was brief as important information being brought by Alexander Gordon of Earlstoun about the Rye House Plots, a series of insurrectionary...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 11 Jan 2016

The Second Convention of the Society people at Priesthill, 15 March, 1682

Like his account of the first convention, Michael Shields’ narrative of the second convention is largely concerned with presenting the radical platform adopted by the Society people in their early conventions in a moderate light. He also reported...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 15 Apr 2015

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...
----- Fullerton of Senwick ----- Grier of Dalgonar ------- Calderhead (Windyedge) -------- Fullerton of Nethermill -------- Gordon of Barharrow -------- Gordon of Garrerie -------- Hay of Airyolland Adam Philip Adam Reid (Mauchline) Alexander Anderson Alexander Brown Alexander Gordon of Earlstoun Alexander Gordon of Knockgray Alexander Hastie Alexander Hume (d.1682) Alexander Hunter of Culquhasen Alexander Mackie of Drumbuie Alexander MacNaught (Overton of Dalry) Alexander Russell Alexander Vallange Alexander Wood Allan Bowie (Tarbolton) Alloa parish Andrew Brown of Duncanziemere Andrew Clark (d.1684) Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun Andrew Martin of Little Airies Andrew Meek (Carnwath) Andrew Pitilloch Andrew Sword (d.1679) Anthony McKie Anwoth parish Archibald Alison (d.1680) Archibald Campbell Archibald Simpson Archibald Stewart Argyll Rising Arthur Bruce (d.1683) Arthur Tacket (d.1684) Auchinleck parish Ayr Ayr parish Ayrshire Ballantrae parish Balmaclellan parish Barr parish Berwickshire Bo'ness parish Borders Borgue parish Bothwell parish Cambusnethan parish Campsie parish Captain James Wishart Carmunock parish Carnwath parish Carrick Carsphairn parish Carstairs parish Cathcart parish Christian Fyfe Christopher Miller Closeburn parish Collessie parish Colmonell parish Colonel John Burns Covenanters Crawford parish Crawfordjohn parish Crossmichael parish Cumbernauld parish Cumnock parish Currie parish Dailly parish Dalry parish Daniel Ker of Kersland David Farrie David Gibson (Lanark) David Halliday in Mayfield (d.1685) David Law David McCulloch David Montgomery of Lainshaw David Steuart (Coltness) David White (Lanark) Donald Cargill Donald Connell (Buchlyvie) Douglas parish Dumfriesshire Dunbartonshire Dunscore parish Eaglesham parish earl of Argyll earl of Tarras Early modern history Eastwood parish Edinburgh Edinburghshire Edward Aitkin Edward Marshall (d.1685) Evandale parish Falkirk parish Fenwick parish Fife Gabriel Maxwell Gabriel Thomson (d.1684) Galloway Galston parish Gargunnock parish Gavin Hamilton of Hill Gavin Paterson (Bothwellshields) Gavin Russell Gavin Witherspoon George Arthur of Binniehill (Balquhatstone) George Campbell of Cessnock George Gordon (Holmes) George Jackson (d.1684) George MacCartney of Blaiket George Maclure of Benan George Martin (d.1684) George Mochrie (Stonerigg) George Pringle of Torwoodlee George Wishart Gideon Weir Gilbert Elliott (Edinburgh) Gilbert McIlwraith of Dinmurchie Glasgow Glassford parish Glencairn parish Glenkens Glenluce parish Haddingtonshire Hamilton parish Hawick parish Henry Boswell (Dunsyston) Henry Hall of Haughead Henry MacCulloch of Barholm Henry MacJarrow of Alton Albany History Hownam parish Hugh Campbell of Cessnock Hugh MacIlwraith of Auchenflower Hume parish Irongray parish Isaac Blackwell Isobel Alison James Algie (d.1685) James Baird (Dungeonhill) James Boig James Boyle fl.1683 James Brown (Newmilns) James Cunningham (Glasgow) James Dykes James Gordon (Craiglaw) James Graham (d.1684) James Hamilton of Parkhead James Howison (Lanark) James Kirkwood James Lawrie (Lanark) James Lawson James MacNeilly of Auchairne James Maxwell of Williamswood James Muir (d.1684) James Nicol James Renwick James Robertson James Skene James Smith (d.1683) James Steuart of Goodtrees James Stewart (Cambusnethan) James Ure of Shargarton James Weir (Johnshill) James Welsh of Little Cluden James White (Douglas) James Wilkinson (d.1685) James Wilson (Mosshead) James Wood (d.1679) John Anderson (Westerton) John Bell of Whiteside (d.1685) John Binning of Dalvennan John Brown (Newtown) John Carnduff (Jackton) John Clyde (d.1679) John Cochran (Craig) John Cochran of Ochiltree John Cochrane of Chapel John Cochrane of Waterside John Crawford of Tarshaw John Dick (d.1683) John Easton (Garnqueen) John Finlay John Fullerton John Fullerton of Auchenhay John Gibson (Ingleston) John Gibson of Auchencheyne John Gilry (d.1684) John Gordon of Over Barr John Haddow John Halbert John Hamilton (Rogerton) John Hutcheson (Newbattle) John Hutcheson of Harlaw John Jack (Nemphlar) John Kid (d.1679) John King (d.1679) John MacAlexander (Drummochreen) John MacJarrow in Pingerroch John Mackie of Larg John MacMichan of Killantringan John MacNaught of Culquha John MacQuarrie (d.1683) John Malcolm (d.1680) John Maxwell (Bogton) John Meek (Henshilwood) John Menzies of Dalquhairn John Menzies of Wintercleuch John Miller (Long Calderwood) John Murray (Bo'ness) John Neilson of Corsack John Nisbet of Hardhill John Park (d.1685) John Paterson (Bothwellshields) John Paterson (Daldilling) John Paton of Meadowhead John Porterfield of Duchal John Potter John Russell (Eastfield) John Russell of Arns John Russell of Cat Craig John Semple John Semple (Lanark) John Shaw (Easter Greenhill) John Steel of Over Waterhead John Steel of Windhill John Stewart (Shawwood) John Taylor (Holehouse) John Umphrey (d.1685) John Waddel (d.1679) John Watt John Welsh of Cornlee John White (Neuck) John Whytelaw (d.1683) John WIlson (d.1683) John Wilson (Highflat) John Wilson (Lindsayshill) Keir parish Kells parish Kilbride parish Kilconquhar parish Kilmacolm parish Kilmarnock parish Kilwinning parish Kippen parish Kirkcowan parish Kirkcudbright parish Kirkcudbrightshire Kirkinner parish Kirkmabreck parish Kirkmichael parish Lanark parish Lanarkshire Largo parish Laurence Hay Lesmahagow parish Lilliesleaf parish Linlithgowshire Linton parish Lochwinnoch parish lord Melville Loudoun parish Major Alexander Ross Major Henderson Marion Harvie Matthew Bryce (Carmunock) Matthew Campbell of Waterhaughs Mauchline parish Maybole parish Melrose parish Minnigaff parish Mochrum parish Monmouth Muiravonside parish New Monkland parish Newbattle parish Nicolas Cochrane (Melrose) Nithsdale Ochiltree parish Old Monkland parish Parton parish Patrick Dunbar (Machermore) Patrick Foreman Patrick Heron of Little Park Patrick Hume of Polwarth Patrick MacDougall of Freugh Patrick Murdoch of Cumloden Peebles parish Peeblesshire Perthshire Renfrewshire Richard Rumbold (d.1685) Robert Baillie of Jerviswood Robert Ferguson Robert Fleming of Auchenfin Robert Fullerton of Bennalls Robert Garnock Robert Goodwin Robert Gray (d.1682) Robert Hamilton Robert Hamilton of Monkland Robert Lennox (d.1685) Robert Lockhart of Bankhead Robert Lockhart of Birkhill Robert Martin Robert McClellan of Balmagachan Robert McClelland of Barscobe Robert Miller (d.1685) Robert Pollock (d.1685) Robert Russell of Windyedge Robert Sangster Robert Smith (Kilroy) Robert Steel (Stane) Robert Steven (Newlands) Roxburgh Rutherglen parish Samuel Arnot Samuel Grierson of Dalgonar Samuel MacClelland Samuel McEwen (d.1684) Scotland Scottish History Scottish parliament Selkirkshire Shotts parish Sirling parish Slammanan parish Sorn parish St Ninians parish Stewarton parish Stirling Stirlingshire Stonehouse parish Stoneykirk parish Tarbolton parish Teviotdale Thomas Archer (d.1685) Thomas Bogle of Boglehole Thomas Brown (d.1679) Thomas Craig (Jackton) Thomas Crichton of Hole of Balquhassie Thomas Cunningham of Montgreenan Thomas Ferguson of Finnarts Thomas Hamilton of Raith Thomas Harkness Thomas Inglis (Lanark) Thomas Kennedy of Grange Thomas Lauchlan (Lanark) Thomas Lin Thomas MacJarrow of Barr Thomas Paton (Cambusnethan) Thomas Pillans Thomas Robertson (d.1684) Thomas Russell of Middlerigg Thomas Steuart of Coltness Thomas Stoddart (d.1685) Thomas Turnbull of Standhill Thomas Verner Thomas Wood (d.1684) Tongland parish Tweeddale Twynholm parish Uphall parish Urr parish Walter Smith Walter Turnbull of Bewlie Wigtownshire William Boig (d.1683) William Cochrane (d.1682) William Cochrane (d.1683) William Cuthill (d.1681) William Denholm of Westshiels William Falconer (Hamilton) William Ferguson (Lanark) William Ferguson of Caitloch William Gogar William Gordon of Culvennan William Gordon of Dundeugh William Gordon of Earlstoun William Gordon of Holme William Grierson of Lochwharre William Harvie (d.1682) William Lawrie of Blackwood William Murray of Meadowhead William Padzean (Lanerk) William Riddell (Rutherglen) William Spence (Argyll’s secretary) William Thomson (d.1681) William Whitehead of Millhouse William Young
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 28 Jul 2014

Wanted Rebels and Traitors in Scotland in October, 1681.

In October, 1681, the privy council proclaimed a list of eighty-nine forfeited fugitives from the Presbyterian rising of 1679. (RPCS, VII, 216-8.) 45 of those listed were from Lanarkshire (Nos 1-45), 11 from Ayrshire (Nos 46-56), and 33 from Galloway...
----- Grier of Dalgonar -------- Fullerton of Nethermill -------- Gordon of Barharrow -------- Gordon of Cragie -------- Gordon of Garrerie 1681 Alexander Anderson Alexander Gordon of Earlstoun Alexander Gordon of Knockgray Allan Bowie (Tarbolton) Andrew Sword (d.1679) Anwoth parish Archibald Simpson Arthur Tacket (d.1684) Ayrshire Ballantrae parish Balmaclellan parish Barr parish Borgue parish Cambusnethan parish Carrick Carsphairn parish Charles II Colmonell parish Covenanters Dailly parish Dalry parish David Gibson (Lanark) David McCulloch David White (Lanark) Douglas parish Dumfriesshire Dunscore parish Evandale parish Galloway Gavin Witherspoon George MacCartney of Blaiket George Maclure of Benan Gideon Weir Gilbert McIlwraith of Dinmurchie Glasgow Glencairn parish Glenkens Hamilton parish Henry MacJarrow of Alton Albany History Hugh MacIlwraith of Auchenflower Irongray parish Isaac Blackwell James Cunningham (Glasgow) James Dykes James Gordon (Craiglaw) James Lawrie (Lanark) James Weir (Johnshill) James White (Douglas) James Wood (d.1679) John Bell of Whiteside (d.1685) John Binning of Dalvennan John Carnduff (Jackton) John Clyde (d.1679) John Cochran (Craig) John Easton (Garnqueen) John Fullerton of Auchenhay John Gibson (Ingleston) John Gibson of Auchencheyne John Gordon of Over Barr John Haddow John Hamilton (Rogerton) John Jack (Nemphlar) John MacAlexander (Drummochreen) John MacJarrow in Pingerroch John MacMichan of Killantringan John MacNaught of Culquha John Malcolm (d.1680) John Miller (Long Calderwood) John Neilson of Corsack John Paterson (Bothwellshields) John Semple (Lanark) John Steel of Over Waterhead John Steel of Windhill John Umphrey (d.1685) John Waddel (d.1679) John Welsh of Cornlee John White (Neuck) John WIlson (d.1683) John Wilson (Highflat) Kells parish Kilbride parish Kirkcowan parish Kirkcudbright parish Kirkcudbrightshire Lanark Lanark parish Lanarkshire Lesmahagow parish Minnigaff parish New Monkland parish Nithsdale Old Monkland parish Parton parish Patrick Dunbar (Machermore) Patrick Heron of Little Park Patrick MacDougall of Freugh Patrick McIlroy Patrick Murdoch of Cumloden Robert Fleming of Auchenfin Robert Goodwin Robert Lennox (d.1685) Robert Lockhart of Birkhill Robert McClellan of Balmagachan Robert McClelland of Barscobe Robert Smith (Kilroy) Robert Steven (Newlands) Rutherglen parish Samuel Grierson of Dalgonar Samuel MacClelland Scotland Scottish History Shotts parish Stoneykirk parish Straiton parish Tarbolton parish Thomas Craig (Jackton) Thomas Inglis (Lanark) Thomas Lauchlan (Lanark) Thomas Lin Thomas MacJarrow of Barr Thomas Paton (Cambusnethan) Thomas Pillans Tongland parish Twynholm parish Urr parish Wigtownshire William Falconer (Hamilton) William Ferguson (Lanark) William Ferguson of Caitloch William Gordon of Dundeugh William Gordon of Earlstoun William Gordon of Holme William Padzean (Lanerk) William Riddell (Rutherglen) William Whitehead of Millhouse
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 20 Jul 2014

Letter of James Renwick to Robert Hamilton in Leeuwarden of 6 December, 1682

The following letter was written by James Renwick, the clerk of the United Societies, then in Edinburgh, to Robert Hamilton in Leeuwarden on Wednesday, 6 December, 1682. Renwick had departed from Rotterdam on c.24 November and arrived in Scotland on...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 30 Apr 2014

Letter of James Renwick to Alexander Gordon of Earlstoun in Leeuwarden of 20 November, 1682

The following letter is from James Renwick, the clerk the United Societies in 1682, to Alexander Gordon of Earlstoun, the Societies’ commissioner in the United Provinces, in Leeuwarden. Renwick wrote to Earlstoun from Rotterdam at the end of a brief...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 29 Apr 2014

Cameron’s Letter Before the Auchengilloch Fast in May 1680

Prior to the fast at Auchengilloch, which was held the day before the anniversary of the Rutherglen Declaration and the King’s Birthday, Richard Cameron wrote to Alexander Gordon of Earlstoun. From the letter it appears that Cameron and Donald Cargill...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 8 Apr 2013

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