The History of Leith

February 17, 2012

John Blackadder (preacher)

John Blackadder (or Blackader) (1622–1685) was an eminent Presbyterian preacher in Scotland during the period of the Commonwealth of England (1649– 1660). A Covenanter, he continued to preach in the fields after the restoration of the monarchy despite a government ban. He was arrested and imprisoned in 1681 and died in jail. for more click here

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