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Rebellion & Enlightenment

The Covenanting Wars 'The Killing Time'

Captain John Paton

Description:
A Covenanter hero,Captain John Paton of Meadowhead in Fenwick, Ayrshire, was executed in the Grassmarket in Edinburgh on 9 May, 1685 for commanding a party of Covenanters at the Battle of Pentland and Bothwell Bridge. 
Materials/Media:
photograph of a sketch
Source:
The Dick Institute
Digital Number:
EAPG076n
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council