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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...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 28 Jul 2014

James Algie and John Park, and the Society People in Eastwood Parish

A few years after the gravestone to the executed Algie and Park was erected in Paisley, the Presbyterian historian, Robert Wodrow, published a detailed account of their martyrdom. His account is of interest, as Algie and Park came from his own parish....
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 7 Dec 2012

The Covenanters in Glasgow and Paisley After Donald Cargill

The execution of Donald Cargill in 1681 did not bring to an end the Covenanters struggle, as a series of minor incidents around Glasgow and Paisley involving the Society people highlight that they had taken a new direction… The incidents were recorded...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 9 Oct 2012