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Dominican Monestary [Continued] "had burnt the greater part of the town. John Rough, an eminent Promoter of the reformation, and a Martyr in England under the blood thirsty Mary, was once a Member of this Convent. He entered it at Seventeen, and having remained Sixteen years, Was Called to be Chaplain to the Regent Arran; Who, Afterwards renounced the reformed religion, dismissed Rough, and all who professed to favour the new Opinions. The Convent was demolished by those who followed the Lords of the Congregation, when they came to Stirling in 1559, to disappoint the Queen regent, Who intended to have filled the town with a French garrison." Nimmo's History of Stirlingshire.
The Supposed Site of the Convent was pointed out by Mr William Galbraith, Town Clerk, and Revd [Reverend] Mr McLachlan, Roman Catholic Clergyman of this town, it is Situated on the East side of Murray Place and Maxwell Place, and is now Occupied as dwelling houses and Gardens, where, it is Said, great quantities of human bones have been often found.

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