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Covenanters Grave, Cupar

 
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 05, 2009 2:33 pm    Post subject: Covenanters Grave, Cupar Reply with quote

Located in Cupar Old and St Michael's churchyard in Cupar in Fife.

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HERE LIE INTERRED THE HEADS OF LAUR HAY
AND ANDREW PITULLOCH WHO
SUFFERED MARTYRDOM AT EDINBURGH JULY 16TH 1681
FOR ADHERING TO THE WORD OF GOD & SCOTLAND
COVENANTED WORK AND REFORMATION AND ALSO
ONE OF THE HANDS OF DAVID HACKSTON
OF RATHILLOT WHO WAS MOST CRUELLY MURDERED
AT EDINBURGH JULY 30TH 1680
FOR THE SAME CAUSE

1680
OUR PERSECUTORS FILLED WITH RAGE
THEIR BRUTISH FURY TO ASWAGE
TOOK HEADS AND HANDS OF MARTYRS OFF
THAT THEY MIGHT BE THE PEOPLES SCOFF
THEY HACKSTONS BODY CUTT ASUNDER
AND SET IT UP A WORLDS WONDER
IN SEVERAL PLACES TO PROCLAIM
THESE MONSTERS GLORYD IN THEIR SHAME

RE-ERECTED
JULY 13TH 1792
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