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Beyond Orkney’s Fatal Shore: The Wreck of The Croune, 10 December 1679 #History #Scotland

At nine to ten o’clock at night on Wednesday 10 December, 1679, The Croune was shipwrecked near the Mull of Deerness in Orkney. Attempting to shelter from a winter storm, it had rounded the mull and cast its anchor, but the wind and seas drove it...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 10 Dec 2016

Three Days on the Road with John MacMillan: Lesmahagow and Douglas in 1707 #History #Scotland

For three consecutive days in 1707, we can follow in the footsteps of John MacMillan through his record of baptisms among the McMillanites… At ‘Suffield moor in Lasmehagow’, Lesmahagow parish, Lanarkshire, Sunday 3 August, 1707. ‘Suffield’...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 14 Sep 2016

The McMillanites First Preaching at Crawfordjohn in 1706 #History #Scotland

John McMillan had received a call to preach to the “Continuing” Society people on 10 October, 1706. His first preaching was at Crawfordjohn on 2 December, 1706, the same day that he conducted his first baptisms for the Society people. Crawfordjohn,...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 9 Sep 2016

MacMillan at Swine Knowe and Caldercruix #History #Scotland

One of the first places that John MacMillan preached after he became the minister of the Society people in 1706, was the mysterious Swine Knowe. ‘At Suyn Know in the paroch of New Munkland, Janwary fyft day, 1707.’ Swine Knowe, New Monkland...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 31 Aug 2016

Blackadder’s Killing of a Bathgate Covenanter #History #Scotland

The killing of James Davie at a field preaching in the 1670s was first recorded by Ridpath in 1693. However, a second source for the killing may contain new and important information… Blackadder’s “Memoirs” The second source for...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 21 Jun 2016

A Rare List of Covenanter Baptisms #History #Scotland #genealogy

  A remarkable document survives from the field preachings of the late 1670s. It is a list of baptisms conducted ‘in Fields and other places’ in Torphichen parish, Linlithgowshire, between 1675 and 1679. One of the things that makes...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 30 Mar 2016