Rutherglen

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Rutherglen

(rŭth`ərglĕn), town (1991 pop. 24,900), South Lanarkshire, S central Scotland, on the Clyde River. Manufactures include chemicals, paper, textiles, and metal products. Rutherglen became a royal burgh in 1126 and was for some time one of the leading Clyde ports. There, in 1679, the CovenantersCovenanters
, in Scottish history, groups of Presbyterians bound by oath to sustain each other in the defense of their religion. The first formal Covenant was signed in 1557, signaling the beginning of the Protestant effort to seize power in Scotland.
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 published the Declaration and Testament which preceded the battles of Drumclog and Bothwell Bridge.
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Cathkin Braes Golf Club, Cathkin Road Rutherglen, Glasgow, Scotland G73 4 SE Moorland course.