At Drumclog

The Battle of Drumclog was fought on 1 June 1679, between a group of Covenanters and the forces of John Graham of Claverhouse. The Covenanters’ flag from this battle at … Continue reading At Drumclog

Thomas Small: another of a ‘cloud of witnesses’

COVENANTER’S GRAVE [Ecclesiamagirdle Chapel], Parish of Dron, Perthshire: This name applies to a common flat gravestone in the old chapel yard at Ecclesiamagirdle. Tradition asserts that the “Martyr” Thomas Small … Continue reading Thomas Small: another of a ‘cloud of witnesses’

Rachel Gordon of Abergeldy

With the death of Peter, the thirteenth laird of Abergeldy, in 1819 the entrail took a knights-shift. Peter had no son and heir to leave his estate, and so it … Continue reading Rachel Gordon of Abergeldy