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The Covenanters' Field Preaching Site at Aikey Hill near Threave Castle #History #Scotland

According to a later tradition found in OS name book for Balmaghie parish, Aikey Hill was were field preachings were held during “the persecution” of the 1670s or 1680s: 116 more words

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The “Covenanters’ Hideout” near Cannonholm, Lesmahagow #History #Scotland

The Covenanters are often said to have hidden in gorges or in man-made caves. What was rumoured to have been one lay on the Hallhill Burn near Cannonholm Farm near Craignethan Castle. 272 more words

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The Grave of the Wishaw Covenanter, Arthur Inglis: An Update #History #Scotland

I am very grateful to Maryellen for finding a photograph she has of where Arthur Inglis’ grave lay. Judging by the images, below, some fragments of it might remain, but you never know … 189 more words

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Finding “Lost” Landscapes of the Covenanters in Galloway: Making #History. #Scotland

Can you find some ‘lost’ historical sites and landscapes of the Covenanters in Galloway? These places used to live in the imaginations of folk in Galloway, but now have mostly slipped beyond memory. 1,535 more words

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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

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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

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

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

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