John Welsh of Irongray

John Welsh of Irongray

John Welsh of Irongray (born 17th century) was a leader of the Scottish Covenanters movement.

He was the grandson of John Welsh, minister of Ayr, and a great-grandson of John Knox. He is called "of Irongray" - referring to the parish of Irongray in Dumfriesshire, to differentiate him from his grandfather.

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