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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 Wigtown Martyrs: The “Galloway” Memorandum of the Killing Times #History #Scotland

The following document is one that Sheriff Mark Napier used in the Nineteenth Century to deny that the two female Wigtown martyrs were drowned in the Killing Times. However, when you look at it, the document undermines Napier’s case… ‘Memorandum...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 13 Sep 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

The Covenanters of the Killing Times and Their Graves: Part 1 #History #Scotland

When were the gravestones to the martyrs of the Killing Times erected? Or more accurately, when were they first recorded in a historical source? This study looks at the recording of the gravestones of those who were summarily executed in the fields between...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 21 Apr 2017

The Killing Times of 1685: The list of the Dead in Cloud of Witnesses

In 1714, a list of Covenanters who were summarily executed in the fields during the Killing Times appeared in A Cloud of Witnesses. The list was based on the list found in Alexander Shields’ A Short Memorial (1690) and nearly reproduces Shields’...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 18 Sep 2015

The Killing Times of 1685: Ridpath’s List of Covenanters Executed in the Fields

The 500th post… In 1693, George Ridpath, one of the first Scottish journalists, published a list of Covenanters who had been summarily executed in the fields. Ridpath’s list was copied from the list found in Alexander Shields’ A Short...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 11 Sep 2015

The Hidden: Fugitives in Twynholm and Tongland Parishes in 1684

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. The following comes from the entries on Twynholm and Tongland parishes in Kirkcudbrightshire....
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 13 Mar 2014

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