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DIVINITY SCHOOL
HARVARD UNIVERSITY

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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES OF THE PRINCIPAL REFORMERS,
AND SKETCHES OF THE PROGRESS OF LITERATURE

IN SCOTLAND,
DURING A GREAT PART OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY.

TO WHICH IS SUBJOINED

AN APPENDIX, CONSISTING OF LETTERS AND OTHER PAPERS,

HITHERTO UNPUBLISHED.

By THOMAS M«CRIE, D. D.

MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL, EDINBURGH.

SECOND EDITION, CORRECTED AND ENLARGED.

VOL. II.

EDINBURGH:

PRINTED FOR JOHN OGLE; AND WILLIAM BLACKWOOD, EDINBURGH:

M. OGLE, GLASGOW: T. CADELL AND W. DAVIES;
J. MURRAY; R. BALDWIN; R. OGLE; AND
T. HAMILTON, LONDON.

1813.

LIBRARY.

G. Caw, Printer, Edinburgh.

OF

VOLUME SECOND.

PERIOD SEVENTH.
KNOX resumes his situation as minister of Edinburgh-presses

the settlement of ecclesiastical polity-symptoms of aversion
to this on the part of the nobles-Knox is employed in com-
piling the Book of Discipline-this is approved by General
Assembly, and subscribed by greater part of Privy Coumcil-
sketch of the form and order of the reformed church of Scot-
land attention to the state of education-avarice of the nobili-
ty-influence of the reformation on literature-introduction of
Hebrew language into Scotland-John Row-return of Buchan-
an-remarks on Mr Hume's representation of the rudeness of
Scotland literary hours in a Scottish minister's family-culti-
vation of the vernacular language-David Ferguson-First
General Assembly--Knox loses his wife--corresponds with
Calvin—his anxiety for the safety of the reformed church-
Queen Mary arrives in Scotland-her education-her fixed
prepossessions against the reformed religion, and determination
to restore popery—alarm excited by her setting up mass in her
chapel-behaviour of Knox on this occasion-examination of
the grounds of the alarm felt by the protestants-sanguinary
spirit and proceedings of Roman Catholics—hostile intentions
of the queen againt Knox-singular conversation between them
-Knox's opinion of her character--his austerity and vehemence
highly useful-he vindicates the right of holding ecclesiastical
assemblies--inveighs against the inadequate provision made for
the ministers of the church-his own stipend_attention of
town-council to bis support and accommodation—he installs two
superintendents—is employed in reconciling the nobility--the
queen is offended at one of bis sermons interview between
them-his great labours in Edinburgh-be obtains John Craig
as a colleague-remarkable incidents in the life of Craig-the

PERIOD EIGHT.
The courtiers charge Knox with usurping a papal power in the

church--the General Assembly vindicate him from this charge
-he marries a daughter of Lord Ochiltreeplenetic reflec-
tions of the papists on this alliance» dissensions between the
court and the preachers-apology for the liberty of the pulpit
-debate between Knox and secretary Maitland-on Knox's
form of prayer for the queen--and on his doctrine respecting
resistance to civil rulers -Craig's account of a similar dispute
in Bologna--the Queen mairies Lord Darnly and proclaims him
King-change in the court reasons which induced the nobles
who opposed the marriage to take up arms-Queen amuses the
protestant ministers-Koox is reconciled to Earl of Murray-
does not take part with him in his insurrection--gives offence
to the King by one of his sermons--is inbibited from preach-
ing for a short time--town-council remonstrate against thism
he resumes his employment--Goodman leaves St Andrews
petition for Knox's translation to that town refused by As-
sembly-he is employed to write different treatises for the church
-extract from the treatise of Fasting--measures taken by the

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