NO4515 : Covenanters' graves on Magus Muir

taken 10 years ago, near to Strathkinness, Fife, Great Britain

Covenanters' graves on Magus Muir
Covenanters' graves on Magus Muir
The graves of Thomas Brown of Edinburgh, James Wood of Newmilns, Andrew Sword of Galloway, John Weddell of New Monklands and John Clyde of Kilbride who were all captured at the Battle of Bothwell Brig in 1680. How they came to be buried here can be found on this LinkExternal link

"That they be carried to the Muir of Magus in the sheriffdom of Fife, where his grace the Archbishop of St. Andrews was murdered, on the 18th day of November inst., and there to be hanged till they be dead, and their bodies to be hanged in chains until they rot, and all their lands, goods and gear to fall to his majesty's use."
-- sentence of the court
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 1 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Monday, 6 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 4554 1510 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:19.5084N 2:52.9318W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 4553 1510
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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