from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of
to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
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Notable amongst the family at this time was Alexander Peden (1626-1686), also known as Prophet Peden, one of the leading forces in the Covenanter movement.
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