Scotland's Forgotten History Podcast
Matthew Vogan finds the original church building where the people of Edinburgh began to sign the National Covenant. But what does the Old Scots word "Yellach" (or yelloch) mean? And why did the people give it? To dig deeper, visit www.
What happened when the ministers in the Church of Scotland were of one mind and agreed on a united course of action to stand for true religion, in accordance with their Confession, in order to recover the purity and liberty of the gospel?
It's the morning of the 28th of February, and the National Covenant is making its way up the hill to Greyfriars Kirk.... - Matthew Vogan continues tracing the Journey of the Covenant from a very noisy Candlemaker Row in Edinburgh,
On Tuesday, 27th February, 1638, a group of between two to three hundred ministers met here (the Tailors' Hall) to consider the draft text of the National Covenant for signing at Greyfriars the next day. Matthew Vogan traces the Journey of the Nationa...
The National Covenant was renewed on the 28 February 1638. Archibald Johnston, one of the drafters alongside Alexander Henderson, described that day as "The Glorious Marriage Day of the Kingdom With God." Over steep steps and cobbled streets,
Richard Cameron was one of the most influential figures among the Covenanters, but the story of what happened to his head and hands is rather grisly. Matthew Vogan of Reformation Scotland is joined again by Jimmy Fisher of Scottish Reformation Tours in...
Matthew Vogan is back with Jimmy Fisher in Carnwath finding out how Sir William Denham and Sir Thomas Stewart were involved in Argyll's Rising.
Matthew Vogan is back down in London, tracking down the location where Samuel Rutherford gave a stirring communion address prior to attending the Westminster Assembly in 1643. - - To dig deeper, visit www.scotlandsforgottenhistory.com
Lying in ashes and dodging swords. Jimmy Fisher of Scottish Reformation Tours joins Matthew Vogan on a back road in rural Lanarkshire to talk a little about Donald Cargill and some of his escapes. (We will return to him again!) - To dig deeper,
If 50 soldiers were sent into town to arrest you, would you be bold enough to invite them into your church so you could preach the Gospel to them? That's what John Blackadder did. After being expelled from his pulpit for refusing to comply with the go...