Moderate southwesterly breeze. Maximum temperature 16 °C.
Winds light easterly, Maximum temperature 15 °C
“I am a proud descendant of extremists. Farmers in Galloway during the Killing Time of the 1680s, the brothers Gilbert and John Milroy”
“we were thinking of a short, gentle walk, and bethought ourselves of the Covenanters Memorial, in Deerness. “
It’s a fair trek to the Covenanters Memorial at Deerness but for those who do the views from it are outstanding.
The drowned men were the remnants of 1200 Covenanters who had been captured at the Battle of Bothwell Bridge (1679)
28th January 1580 King James VI signed the Confession of Faith.