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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


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