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55 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 18 July 2010

Sally on Sunday's in Edinburgh to mark the 450th Anniversary of the Scottish Reformation - commemorating that day in August 1560 when the parliament in Edinburgh endorsed what's known as the Scots Confession and Scotland became, in name at least, a 'Reformed' nation - a Protestant country. What happened in the middle of the sixteenth Century that so changed Scotland?

  • St Giles Cathedral.

    St Giles Cathedral.

    BBC Radio Scotland blog - Sally Magnusson on the Reformation trail
  • The Magdalen Chapel in Edinburgh's Cowgate.

    The Magdalen Chapel in Edinburgh's Cowgate.

    Left to right: (Actor) John Shedden, Rev Sinclair Horne (Honorary Curator of the Magdalen Chapel), Harry Reid (Author of the Reformation: The Dangerous Birth of the Modern World, published by the St Andrew Press), Sally Magnusson and (Professor of Scottish History) Michael Lynch,

  • The Scottish Parliament

    The Scottish Parliament

    John Shedden, Sally Magnusson, (Professor) Michael Lynch, (Dr) Mark Jardine and (Dr) Harry Reid.


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