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Covenanters' Memorial, Kirkwall

 
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IanA



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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 12:44 pm    Post subject: Covenanters' Memorial, Kirkwall Reply with quote

Outside the cathedral, this is a memorial to 200 covenanters who lost their lives in a shipwreck on the Deerness coast in 1679. They had been captured after the Battle of Bothwell Brig.


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PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2018 5:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If there was a photograph of the inscription this could be registered with the WMR as a war memorial.
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