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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

The Forfeited: Dumfriesshire Lairds

The following landholders in Dumfriesshire were forfeited for their part in the Bothwell Rising of 1679… It is worth noting just how few and how concentrated the Dumfriesshire lairds who joined the Rising were. Nearly all of them were from two parishes...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 16 Jul 2014