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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, […]

More on St. Fillan and the Bruce

More on St. Fillan and the Bruce

We started the story… …of Inchaffray Abbey, and Bruce’s endowment to it in PART ONE, I talked about Bruce’s decision to give an endowment for a chapel to St. Fillan and a brief history of the early, awful months of 1306. In PART TWO, I […]