Editors. "The Scottish Covenanters take Edinburgh and key towns". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16142, accessed 10 December 2013.]
The Scottish Covenanters, a group dedicated to protecting the Kirk against the imposition of Anglican and Laudian influences, take Edinburgh, Dumbarton, Stirling and other significant towns.