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)

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