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The Big Oak of Earlstoun, the Old Chapel and the Five Prophets #History #Scotland

After Alexander Shields escaped from prison, he and James Renwick met and preached together at Earlstoun Wood, beside Earlstoun Castle, in December 1686. Richard Cameron and Donald Cargill also knew Earlstoun and possibly preached there in 1680. Alexander...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 18 Dec 2016

Intercepted Mail: A Letter from the Ninth Convention to Brackel in 1683 #History #Scotland

At the beginning of June, 1683, Alexander Gordon of Earlstoun and Edward Aitkin were captured on a ship off Tynemouth. Among the papers seized was a letter that Earlstoun was carrying from the Societies’ ninth convention in Edinburgh on 8 May to...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 28 Jan 2016

Letter of James Renwick to Robert Hamilton in Leeuwarden of 6 December, 1682

The following letter was written by James Renwick, the clerk of the United Societies, then in Edinburgh, to Robert Hamilton in Leeuwarden on Wednesday, 6 December, 1682. Renwick had departed from Rotterdam on c.24 November and arrived in Scotland on...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 30 Apr 2014

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

Cameron’s Letter Before the Auchengilloch Fast in May 1680

Prior to the fast at Auchengilloch, which was held the day before the anniversary of the Rutherglen Declaration and the King’s Birthday, Richard Cameron wrote to Alexander Gordon of Earlstoun. From the letter it appears that Cameron and Donald Cargill...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 8 Apr 2013

Before Cargill Met Cameron: A Letter to Lady Earlstoun of 1680

Earlstoun Castle The agreement between Donald Cargill and Richard Cameron to restart field preaching and deny the King’s authority in 1680 was, in the words of an old tutor of mine, “perhaps the finest moment in Scottish history”. How did it come...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 1 Apr 2013

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