This is a song about the Scottish Covenanter's who were taken prisoner after The Battle Of Bothwell Bridge close to Hamilton Scotland . The song tells the story of the prisoners who were put on the Crown Of London Ship , which was taking the Covenanter's to be plantation slaves in Jamaica . The ship did not reach it;s destination sinking of the coast of Orkney with the loss of 200 Covenanter's who drowned in the locked hold of the ship. 5 of my ancestors were among the dead .
Город Гамильтон (Шотландия)