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Swords of the Covenanters: In Lesmahagow Parish #History #Scotland

In the mid Nineteenth Century, several swords of the Covenanters were held in Lesmahagow parish, Lanarkshire.

‘At Neu[c]k is preserved a Spanish trombuco or shoulder gun, with brass barrel and bell-shaped mouth; a plug dirk, being the origin of the bayonet; a claymore (claid-neamh-more), and other swords; a drum used at Drumclog in 1679; and a flag under which the men of Lesmahagow rallied at that engagement. 496 more words


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


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


Weekly Round-Up - Week 12

Week 12 is over with and let me tell you, the speed at which the days are going by is increasing more and more. The panic has officially gotten to me to the point I woke up yesterday morning, thinking it was Tuesday and being in class with neither my Pressure Project images or my Photojournalism work done. 348 more words

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In November 1917 a newspaper advertisement in The Scotsman announced the pending auction of the Loaningdale Estate, near Biggar, Lanarkshire. It was offered at the ‘low upset price’ of £3,500 in an attempt to be rid of the property. 647 more words

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Cove Rangers don't care who they play in Scottish Cup 4th Round Draw.

By Lewis Birrell and Ryan Crombie

COVE RANGERS don’t care who they are paired with in today’s Scottish Cup 4th Round draw – They’re happy just to be there. 225 more words