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George Gillespie Scottish Presbyterian theologian
In 1613 the cleric George Gillespie was born. A leader of the Church of Scotland, Gillespie negotiated with the Church of England for the freedom of the Scottish Church to diverge from Anglican doctrine and worship. Gillespie died in December 1648.
scottish house... yes this can be our 2nd home when we are rich. ♥
Scottish Thistle. It's a love/hate relationship. I hate them because we got seeds in hay one year and they come up in the horse fields every year. But they are also so very beautiful and resilient.
Buchaille Etive Mor and the wee Road to Nowhere - which ends at the head of Loch Etive in Glencoe - Highlands, Scotland. Wonderful place!
Coat of arms of the Gillespie family of Scotland
Winding Rocks in The Scottish Highlands - a case of differential erosion
Whitaker - Reverend George Gillespie b. 1613 - Scotland - Ancestry.com
We love taking the backroads. So much beauty and serendipty found when you get off of the main highways.
Scottish Thistle near Dunnottar Castle Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Victorian pillar box. Iona, Scottish Island
THE GHOST: "The brutal atrocities lasted over one hundred years and almost totally eliminated a race of Celtic peoples before the Highlands were finally cleared.”
To be the Shepherdess of this flock would be a dream come true...
. Narnia Deserted road near Dryburgh in the Scottish Borders after a hard frost on Christmas Day