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Covenanters Against The Union: The Call to John MacMillan in 1706 #History #Scotland

Just as the Union Crisis was coming to a head in Scotland in 1706, the “Continuing” United Societies met at Crawfordjohn in Lanarkshire on 2 October and subscribed a call to John MacMillan to become their minister. At first sight, the list...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 2 Jul 2017

Dunnottar Prisoners Attempting to Escape at Leith are put in Irons #History #Scotland

On 31 October, 1685, nineteen prisoners, some of whom were suspected of attempting to escape from Leith Tolbooth, were brought to Edinburgh Tolbooth and put in irons. What makes the list intriguing is that most of the prisoners from Leith had previously...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 30 Nov 2016