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Rebellion & Enlightenment

The Covenanting Wars 'The Killing Time'

Martyrs' Stone

Period:
17th Century
Description:

 Part of a memorial stone. Many stones such as this were placed around south west Scotland marking the places where Covenanters were martyred.

The original text read: 

HeRe . LyeS . IOSePH
WILSON . IOHN IAMI
SON . AND IOHN WM
PHRY . WHO WAS
SHOT . IN THIS . PLACE
BY . A. PARTy . OF HIGHL
ANDeRS . FOR
THeIR . ADHeRENCe
TO . THE . WORD . OF
GOD . AND THe . COV
eNANTeD . WORK OF
ReFORMATION . 1685.

Place of Production:
Ayrshire
Materials/Media:
stone
Dimensions:
280mm x 220mm
Source:
The Baird Institute
Digital Number:
EAST010n
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council