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Burial Patterns of the Killing Times, 1682 to 1688 #History #Scotland

Of the 93 known “field” deaths between 1682 and 1688:

52 (or 56%) of the ninety-three are buried in a graveyard.

Of the fifty-two, 40 (or 43%) were buried in the graveyard of the parish that they died in. 106 more words


The Covenanters and the Neolithic Cairn at Fleuchlarg #History #Scotland

According to the mid nineteenth-century OS name book for Glencairn parish, the White Cairn beside Fleuchlarg in Dumfriesshire was:

‘A large heap of Stones – supposed to have been the retreat of the Covenanters’. 76 more words


The Preaching Howe in Penninghame Parish, Galloway #History #Scotland

By Ring Knowes in Penninghame parish, Galloway, is the ‘Preaching Howe’, which may be were John Welsh field preached at Barnkirk in the late 1670s. … 106 more words


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 . 178 more words


Secrets of the Pentland Hills: Roger’s Kirk by the Medwin Water #History #Scotland

Did the Covenanters hear field preachings at Roger’s Kirk in the Pentland Hills? Tradition says that they did …

By Roger’s Kirk (over rise to left) 230 more words


The Covenanter of Loch Connell #History #Scotland

In the mid nineteenth century, local tradition held that a Covenanter executed in the Killing Times gave his name to Cairn Connell and Loch Connell in Wigtownshire. 134 more words


The Covenanter’s Grave in Bathgate #History #Scotland

The killing of James Davie at a field preaching in Bathgate parish is a complicated case to unravel. It was first recorded in Ridpath’s list of the victims of the Killing Times… 1,216 more words