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Professor Michelle D Brock and Dr Chris Langley introduce Mapping the Scottish Reformation, a new online resource which, when completed, will be one of the largest databases of thinkers, theologians and preachers in the world, mapping the lives of thousands of Scottish clerics
Clergymen served their flock through all of life’s rituals, from cradle to grave

Scottish history has no shortage of colourful characters. From infamous presbyterian firebrands who took up the sword in defence of their faith, to lesserknown preachers who guided their congregations through poverty and plague, few groups loom as large in the historical record as the clergy. Not all relationships between government and clergymen, or ministers and their parishioners, were harmonious. The records of the ecclesiastical courts are littered with tales of ministers behaving badly, showing up at the pulpit inebriated or arguing on the street with a neighbour.

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The March/April issue of History Scotland is packed full of the latest research news and in-depth reads from experts in the fields of Scottish history, heritage and archaeology. Highlights include: 'The Stewart Queens of Scotland: Margaret of Denmark. New research on the life of Margaret, who reigned alongside James III of Scots Scottish coastal history: a wide-ranging overview of Scotland’s coastline over the centuries A guide to Agricola’s campaign in Scotland Curator review of the new Ancient Egypt Rediscovered gallery at National Museum of Scotland Underwater archaeology at Loch Tay New excavations at the prison of Mary Queen of Scots in Sheffield Castle Plus: Family history advice, archaeology dig reports and finds analysis, history of art series and lots more…​