Jenny Geddes

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Riot against uise o prescrived prayer beuk

Jenny Geddes (c. 1600 – c. 1660) wis a Scots mercat-trader in Edinburgh wha is alleged tae hae thrawn a stuil at the heid o the meenister in St Giles' Cathedral in objection tae the first public uise o the Anglican Book of Common Prayer in Scotland. The act is reputit tae hae sparked the riot that led tae the Wars o the Three Kinricks, that includit the Inglis Ceevil War.