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The Enterkin Rescue of 1684 in Daniel Defoe’s Tour of Great Britain #History #Scotland

The following account of the rescue of Covenanters at the Enterkin Pass in 1684 comes from the third volume of Daniel Defoe’s Tour of Great Britain published in 1727. Defoe had previously described the rescue in an account published in 1717 and...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 22 May 2018

Someset’s Article on Some Post-Revolution Scottish Covenanters #History #Scotland

This excellent article by Douglas Somerset cuts through the often confusing tangle of Post-Revolution fragments of the Society people from 1690 to beyond the Union. It makes particular mention of The Sweet Singers/Gibbites, The Russellites (after James...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 7 Jun 2017

John Hepburn: “He ay joucked to the lee side, in persecution, and out of persecution” #History #Scotland

Robert Smith, a minister without ordination from Douglas in Lanarkshire and a key figure in the post-Revolution, Cameronian, Society people, was sharply critical of two other ministers, John Hepburn and John MacMillan, on his death bed in 1724. From ‘The...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 22 Aug 2016

Opponents of John Hepburn and the Hebronites after the Revolution #History #Scotland

The activities of John Hepburn among the Society people after the Revolution of 1688 to 1690, drew hostile comment in several dying testimonies of the “Continuing Society people” that were also known as the McMillanites post 1706. His opponents...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 21 Aug 2016

Fourth General Meeting of the Cameronians in 1694 #History #Scotland

04 General Meeting at Friarminnan, June, 1694. Societies in Barony parish in Glasgow to ‘conveen particularly James Reid and Gavin Witherspoon and draw up the causes of a fast conserning the disorders among themselves’. Persons chosen for...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 22 May 2016

A Secret Letter of the Spy Daniel Defoe in 1706 #History #Scotland

As the Union Crisis mounted in Scotland, the English spy Daniel Defoe reported rumours that the Covenanters of the South and West were about to rise to raise Parliament and stop the Union. In Glasgow, the mob had made their opposition to Union clear....
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 5 May 2016

‘Under the Pain of Treason’: Covenanters Against the Union #History #Scotland

In his diary of the Scottish Parliament during the Union debates, David Hume of Crossrig recorded Parliament’s reaction to the Society people’s burning of the articles of Union at Dumfries in November, 1706. The Hebronites, or the 3,000 to...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 24 Apr 2016

The Hebronites’ Humble Address Against the Union in 1706 #History #Scotland

In 1706, the Society people of the Hebronites voiced their opposition to the Union… ‘But to leave this for a little, it will not be amiss to touch at the Incorporating Union of Scotland and England, which was about that time warmly agitat,...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 24 Apr 2016

‘Instead of minding their business as Farmers or Manufacturers’: On the Hebronites in 1705 #History #Scotland

While he was a burgh commissioner in the Scottish Parliament before the Union, John Clerk, younger of Penicuik, encountered John Hepburn and the Hebronites at Sanquhar in 1705. Clerk was an enlightened man, but like most of the elite of his time he was...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 20 Apr 2016

Covenanters Against the Union: The Hebronites’ Declaration of 1706 #History #Scotland

‘A great many People in the South were so opposite to the Union, that they conveened in Martial Order upon the 20 Day of November 1706, and burned the Printed Articles, &c. at the Cross of Dumfries, and caused Print an account of the same in...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 17 Apr 2016

Thomas Douglas Spotted & Hepburn’s field preachings near Mount Lothian #History #Scotland

In June, 1680, James Currie met Thomas Douglas soon after the latter’s acrimonious departure from Richard Cameron and his followers. Currie rode south with Douglas. At the same time, John Hepburn held a field preaching near Mount Lothian in Edinburghshire....
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 16 Jan 2016

Making History: Hepburn’s Chair Lost near Lochmaben #History

Can you find and photograph a lost Covenanter site near Lochmaben? Can you make history? Today, ‘Hepburn’s Chair’ has vanished from the OS map, but over 150 years ago, it did appear on the first edition OS map near the top of what is...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 30 Oct 2015

The Fifth Convention of the Society people at Edinburgh, 11 to 12 October, 1682

The fifth convention in Edinburgh is unusual in that much of the correspondence about it was written before it took place, which suggests that key decisions about the Societies had been taken by a small cabal involving James Renwick prior to the convention....
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 28 Apr 2015

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

Letter of James Renwick to Henry Jenkinson and Society people in Newcastle of 3 October, 1682.

The following letter was sent by James Renwick, the clerk the United Societies, to Mr Henry Jenkinson and others in a prayer society in Newcastle, England. It threatened the Newcastle society with expulsion from the Societies’ convention and correspondence...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 28 Apr 2014