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Mary Wilson Saves James Nisbet at Renwick’s Field Preaching in July, 1685 #History #Scotland

After few days after the beginning of May, 1685, James Nisbet was consumed by a fever. Soon after he found sheltered in poor man and woman’s house, Colonel Buchan found him. Convinced he was ‘a young creature dying’, he left him for...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 7 Oct 2016

‘No more a Presbyterian than the horse he rode upon’: Criticism of Cameron & Cargill #History #Scotland

In 1681, James Currie heard criticism of Richard Cameron and Donald Cargill’s militant platform from field preachers in Edinburghshire. Among the critics was George Barclay, who later made it his mission to oppose the militancy of the Society people....
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 17 Jan 2016

When Argyll was Broken: Peden in Wigtownshire. June, 1685

The Argyll Stone © Thomas Nugent and licensed for reuse. In the summer of 1685 and just as the Argyll Rising was about to collpase, Alexander Peden was in Wigtownshire… ‘38. After this, two Days before [the earl of] Argyle was broken and taken...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 25 Jun 2014

The Three Women of the Lesmahagow Prayer Society Banished to Barbados in 1687

In late 1685, three women who were suspected of harbouring fugitive preachers were captured. Isobel Cassils, Agnes Keir and Isobel Steel were probably involved in supporting James Renwick and other leading Society people who frequently hid in Lesmahagow...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 5 Sep 2012

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