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The Rule of the Saints

Duration: 04:06

From their heartland in southern Scotland hardline Covenanters, known as Protesters, seize control of Edinburgh in a period that comes to be known as The Rule of the Saints.

Available since: Wed 4 Nov 2009

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The Sword and the Cross Covenant or King

The Covenanters' struggle to assert their belief that God was the head of the church.

First broadcast: 28 Nov 2003

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