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And when I moved to Woodfarm High School, I made a film called the Cry of the Peewee, which was about the Scottish Covenanters - this was quite a major project.
Every year the site at Kirk o' Muir graveyard is the location of a commemorative service to the Covenanters, held by St Ninians Church every August, Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.
In this address, Dove created a teleology of Scottish nationality, linking the medieval Wars of Independence with the Glorious Revolution of 1688/9, via the Reformation and the Covenanters.
About two and half miles from my mum's front door, over a few stiles, through a few little rivers and, as it turns out, a short climb over a fallen down tree, there's a place called Peden Stane where the covenanters used to go and preach while the red coats were chasing them for their lives.
Covenanters held their meetings in a small circle on the hills or in a barn.
He looks at how Buchanan was used by his politico-intellectual heirs, the Scottish Covenanters, and demonstrates that they found him less useful than might be expected, and freely modified him to better fit their political purposes.
The combined forces of the Scottish Covenanters under the Earl of Leven and the English Parliamentarians under Lord Fairfax and the Earl of Manchester defeated the Royalists commanded by Prince Rupert.
to question the identification of Josephus's Essenes with the community at Qumran; he does not see how Josephus could move from the distinctive features of the covenanters to his portrait of the Essenes (277).
Seven studies revised from conferences in Strachclyde and Belfast in 2006 examine politics and religion among the Scots of Ulster in the 1640s; East Ulster, the MacDonalds, and the provincial strategies of Hugh O'Neill, earl of Tyrone 1585-1603; the late medieval context; a Presbyterian perspective 1603-1700; confederate Catholics and covenanters 1644-46; the duke of Ormond and Protestant dissent in Ulster; and rebellion, transplantation, and composition of the Ulster-Scots landed elite.
In the first chapter, the framing narrative of Old Mortality's "pilgrimage" to the graves of martyred Covenanters appears private, but it also connects isolated members of a dispersed community.
Claverhouse, repeatedly hailed as a hero by the Royalists and despised as a bloodthirsty tyrant by the Covenanters, shows signs of cruelty and high-handedness throughout the text, but near the end, in chapter 35, Morton surprises the reader with a reflection that changes the perception about Claverhouse: "The gentleness and urbanity of that officer's general manners, the high and chivalrous sentiments of military devotion which he occasionally expressed, his deep and accurate insight into the human bosom, demanded at once the approbation and the wonder of those who conversed with him; while, on the other hand, his cold indifference to military violence and cruelty, seemed altogether inconsistent with the social, and even admirable qualities which he displayed" (291).