Daily Archives: May 12, 2014

John Brown of Priesthill ~ Covenanter

John Brown of Priesthill ~ Covenanter: A devout Covenanter from Priesthill in Ayrshire who held illegal services at Priesthill; he was known as the Christian Carrier. In May 1685 John Graham of Claverhouse (Bonnie Dundee) with several troops came to the home of John Brown demanding of him an oath […]

Saint Adomnán of Iona

Saint Adomnán of Iona (627/8-704) who was an abbot of Iona and wrote an important biography of Saint Columba lived in the Innerwick end of Glenlyon (Perthshire) before he went to Iona. Saint Adomnán’s chapel was affected by a plague that arrived in the valley. This plague wiped out the […]