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Finding “Lost” Landscapes of the Covenanters in Galloway: Making #History. #Scotland

Can you find some ‘lost’ historical sites and landscapes of the Covenanters in Galloway? These places used to live in the imaginations of folk in Galloway, but now have mostly slipped beyond memory. None of them are in the guidebooks. This...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 22 Jun 2017

Duncan’s Pantry: A Covenanter’s Hideout #History #Scotland

A traditional hideout for a Covenanter is said to lie on the north side of the Garpel Burn in Dalry parish, Galloway. Downstream from the Holy Linn © Duncan McNaught and licensed for reuse. According to the OS Name Book: ‘A Small Crevice in...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 17 Jan 2017

Covenanters as Brownies: Brownie’s Green #History #Scotland

Another traditional Covenanter site in Dalry parish is Brownie’s Green… According to the OS Name Book: A Small hill on the farm of [Bogue?] the soil of which is arable land. It is said during the period of the Scottish Persecution the Covenanters...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 10 Jan 2017

Illicit Field Preaching in Galloway: Holy Croft, Holy Linn and Mulloch Hill #History #Scotland

Three sites where illicit Presbyterian field preaching is said to have taken place in the 1670s and 1680s. Holy Croft According to the OS Name Book: ‘A Small tract of land on the farm of Bogue, and Situate on the Western Bank of Garpel Burn near...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 3 Jan 2017

The Secret of Society Holm and Kate’s Wood #History #Scotland

Is this where Covenanters met in secret and prayed? Society Holm According to the OS Name Book, Society Holm lies: ‘A Small tract of land farm of Bogue and situate within Kates Wood . It is at present planted with Fir trees & during the period...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 26 Dec 2016

The College Glen in the Galloway Hills #History #Scotland

Was College Glen where Covenanters met in Dalry parish, Galloway? A Sheepfold by College Glen © Bob Peace and licensed for reuse. According to the OS Name Book: ‘A Glen or hollow on the farm of Fingland. It is traditionally handed down that...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 21 Dec 2016

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