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Who Robbed the Bishops?

Who Robbed the Bishops?

Over nearly twelve years of studying the time of the Scottish Wars of Independence, the story of the attack on the bishops has long been familiar to me.  It is mentioned in passing in one of the volumes of The Blue Bells Chronicles.  (Westering Home, […]

Part Two: St. Fillan and the Bruce

Part Two: St. Fillan and the Bruce

So now we’ve laid some of the ground work, the background to Bruce’s Heavenly Help.  Bruce is at perhaps the lowest point of his life, not merely personally, but in the outlook for his country in its stand against England. . Indeed, Bruce had few […]