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Journey with Reformation Scotland’s Matthew Vogan to discover the people and places that form the history and legacy of the Christian reformation, revival and persecution during Scotland’s Forgotten History.

Journey with Reformation Scotland’s Matthew Vogan to discover the people and places that form the history and legacy of the Christian reformation, revival and persecution during Scotland’s Forgotten History.
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Journey with Reformation Scotland’s Matthew Vogan to discover the people and places that form the history and legacy of the Christian reformation, revival and persecution during Scotland’s Forgotten History.

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English

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Episodes

Beatrix Umpherston and the Children’s Covenant – Old Pentland Cemetery, Loanhead – SFH019

6/21/2019
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When you hear about the faith and the depth of understanding that young Beatrix showed as a ten year old, it will leave you pondering only one question. Matthew Vogan asks it from the burial grounds of the Old Pentland Cemetary near Loanhead in Midlothian, Scotland. To dig deeper visit www.ScotlandsForgottenHistory.com. Photo Credit | Peter Drysdale

Duration:00:05:14

Samuel Rutherford and the Booksellers of St Paul’s, London – SFH018

6/15/2019
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Golden acorns, green dragons and the 17th century equivalent of Twitter. Matthew Vogan is outside St. Paul's Cathedral in London to explain how Samuel Rutherford engaged in the public square in his day. To dig deeper, visit ScotlandsForgottenHistory.com

Duration:00:05:24

The Cameronians – Douglas & Dunkeld – SFH017

6/6/2019
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Jimmy Fisher is back with Matthew Vogan and they're in Douglas, Lanarkshire where the statue of James, Earl of Angus points the way to the location where the Cameronian Regiment first mustered on May 14th, 1689. The Regiment was made up of followers of the Covenanter, Richard Cameron. Jimmy recalls the role that 900 Cameronians played just a few months later on on August 21st, 1689 at the Battle of Dunkeld, defending the Perthshire town against 4000 - 5000 Jacobites (about a month after the...

Duration:00:05:27

Museum of Edinburgh, Canongate – The Journey of the Covenant, Pt6 – SFH016

5/31/2019
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Matthew finishes the Edinburgh section of the Journey of the Covenant with a stop on the Canongate and the Museum of Edinburgh. To dig deeper, visit ScotlandsForgottenHistory.com

Duration:00:04:50

Trinity Apse, Chalmer’s Close, Edinburgh – The Journey of the Covenant, Pt5 – SH015

5/24/2019
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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.scotlandforgottenhistory.com Photo Credit - © Copyright kim traynor - CC by SA 2.0

Duration:00:05:21

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh – The Journey of the Covenant, Pt4 – SFH014

5/17/2019
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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? Matthew Vogan explains more in part 4 of the Journey of the Covenant. To dig deeper, visit ScotlandsForgottenHistory.com

Duration:00:04:59

Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh – The Journey of the Covenant, Pt3 – SFH013

5/10/2019
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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, just round the corner from the Grassmarket. To dig deeper, visit www.scotlandsforgottenhistory.com

Duration:00:05:09

The Three Sisters, Cowgate, Edinburgh – The Journey of the Covenant, Pt2 – SFH012

4/20/2019
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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 National Covenant through the most significant surviving buildings in the Old Town of Edinburgh. To dig deeper, visit www.scotlandsforgottenhistory.com Picture credit - Tailors' Hall, Cowgate. © Copyright Kim Traynor (CC2.0)

Duration:00:05:16

Warriston’s Close, Edinburgh – The Journey of the Covenant, Pt1 – SFH011

4/13/2019
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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, Matthew Vogan traces the Journey of the Covenant around the nooks and crannies of Edinburgh's old town. Ultimately, the National Covenant would spread across the whole nation, but how did it begin? To dig deeper, visit ScotlandsForgottenHistory.com

Duration:00:05:35

Richard Cameron – Douglas, Lanarkshire – SFH010

4/5/2019
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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 the Lanarkshire town of Douglas to find out more. To dig deeper, visit www.scotlandsforgottenhistory.com

Duration:00:06:48

Argyll Rising – Carnwath – SFH009

3/22/2019
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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.

Duration:00:05:04

Samuel Rutherford – Scotland Place, London – SFH008

3/1/2019
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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

Duration:00:07:44

Donald Cargill – Covington Mill – SFH007

2/22/2019
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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, visit www.scotlandsforgottenhistory.com

Duration:00:06:33

John Blackadder – North Berwick – SFH006

2/15/2019
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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 government imposition of the Episcopacy, he turned to preaching in the fields and a life on the run from the authorities. Matthew Vogan explains more from North Berwick. To dig deeper, visit www.scotlandsforgottenhistory.com TRANSCRIPT Welcome to...

Duration:00:05:40

Simeon Ashe – Basinghall St, London – SFH005

2/8/2019
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It’s worth knowing that some of those who had an impact in Scotland’s forgotten history were not necessarily Scottish or those who visited Scotland. Matthew Vogan explains more from Basinghall Street in the city of London. To dig deeper, visit www.ScotlandsForgottenHistory.com TRANSCRIPT Welcome to Scotland's Forgotten History. On this episode we are in the City of London on Basinghall Street. Today it is a bustling street with modern buildings with few traces of history. On the 14th January...

Duration:00:05:16

Alexander Shields – Embroiderers’ Hall, London – SFH004

2/4/2019
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What does the building of a multi-national asset management company near St Paul's Cathedral in the financial district of London have to do with Scotland's Forgotten History? Matthew Vogan explains more in this week's episode of the SFH podcast. To dig deeper visit www.scotlandsforgottenhistory.com TRANSCRIPT Welcome to Scotland's Forgotten History. On this episode we are in the very heart of the old City of London not far from St Paul’s Cathedral. It’s the historic and modern financial...

Duration:00:06:15

Carnwath, Lanarkshire – SFH003

1/28/2019
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Matthew Vogan is joined this week by Jimmy Fisher of Scottish Reformation Tours to uncover the story engraved on a moss covered wall in Carnwath, South Lanarkshire. For more information on Scottish Reformation Tours, visit http://www.reformationtours.org/ To dig deeper, visit https//www.scotlandsforgottenhistory.com

Duration:00:06:11

Peden’s Mask – National Museum, Edinburgh – SFH002

1/18/2019
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What was the purpose of such a mask as this? Why would a field preacher need one? Matthew Vogan brings us another slice of Scotland's Forgotten History.

Duration:00:05:57

Alexander Shields – Tolbooth, Edinburgh – SFH001

1/4/2019
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What do a jail break, a heart, a history book and a revolution have in common? Take five minutes to find out more about the significance of the role of Alexander Shields towards the end of Scotland's Forgotten History. To dig deeper, visit https//www.scotlandsforgottenhistory.com TRANSCRIPT Podcasts are usually studio-based discussions or broadcasts but, in this series, we want to go on location in the way that we did with our free online video series also called Scotland’s Forgotten...

Duration:00:04:37