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A Ritual Execution in Lesmahagow in August, 1685 #History #Scotland

After the execution of Richard Rumbold on 26 June, 1685, the militant Society people struck back with a ritual execution in the place where he was captured, Lesmahagow. In August: ‘At this tyme, we had ane account of a barbarous murder committed...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 26 Dec 2017

A Republican Martyr Executed in Edinburgh in 1685 #History #Scotland

After the republican Richard Rumbold was hanged in Edinburgh, an account of his death appeared in print which contained the line that “none comes into the world with a saddle on his back, neither any booted and spurred to ride him”. A century...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 19 Dec 2017

The Execution of Richard Rumbold in Edinburgh, 1685 #History #Scotland

  After Richard Rumbold was captured in Lesmahagow and dragged through the streets of Edinburgh, he faced trial and execution on 26 June, 1685. The day before the assize, the privy council decided how he was to be executed: ‘And June 25th,...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 17 Dec 2017

“He Looked Alwayes for the Gibbet”: The Entry of Rumbold the Plotter into Edinburgh, 1685 #History #Scotland

The ripples from the capture of the notorious rebel and plotter Richard Rumbold in Lesmahagow spread out to Edinburgh and to the Monmouth Rising in England. He was brought to Edinburgh as a prisoner on 22 June, 1685. Edinburgh’s Water Gate (centre)...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 16 Dec 2017

The Notorious Plotter Richard Rumbold is Captured in Lesmahagow, 1685 #History #Scotland

In mid 1685, Richard Rumbold, one of the most notorious plotters of regicide in British History, was captured in an armed fight at Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire. Rumbold was escaping from the failed Argyll Rising against James VII. How The Republican Rumbold...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 15 Dec 2017

A Witness to the Execution of Richard ‘Hannibal’ Rumbold in 1685 #History #Scotland

William Maxwell of Cardoness recorded the brutal execution of one of Argyll’s men, Richard ‘Hannibal’ Rumbold, a Cromwellian veteran and renowned plotter against Charles II, in Edinburgh. Under 26 June, 1685, he notes: ‘But I must...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 20 Jan 2016

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