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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

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Covenanters Against the Union: The Hebronites' Declaration of 1706 #History #Scotland

‘A great many People in the South were so opposite to the Union, that they conveened in Martial Order upon the 20 Day of November 1706, and burned the Printed Articles, &c. 881 more words

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The Lost Covenanters’ Graves at Whitekirk, East Lothian #History

Tradition records the alleged burial site of two Covenanters on Whitekirk Hill:

‘A large pile of stones on the summit of Whitekirk Hill, on which the trig station is fixed. 115 more words

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The Mystery of Robber’s Cave near Dumfries #History

Robber’s Cave

In the mid nineteenth century, ‘Robber’s Cave’ was recorded twice in the OS name book:

‘About 1 1/2 miles S.W. by W. of Troqueer Church. 296 more words

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The Covenanters and Scaur Gaol #History

‘Scar Gaol’ or ‘Scarr Jail’ was a building that local tradition claimed was used to imprison Covenanters. Today, the building has been demolished.

According to the OS Name Book of the mid nineteenth century: 175 more words

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The Lost Starryshaw Monument to the Covenanters #History

In 1926, ‘several thousands’ attended the dedication of the Starryshaw Memorial to the Covenanters. Mrs Kerr, proprietorix of Starryshaw, had gifted the site.

The modern Starryshaw Monument. 211 more words

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