Gideon Guthrie; A Monograph Written 1712 to 1730

Gideon Guthrie; A Monograph Written 1712 to 1730

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...and his Countess, and several others of the best of our Society, together with Southesk2 thought it would be very happy if we could get the liturgie 3 introduced entirely among them. I undertook to be at all the pains I could, and took the most effectual methods to recommend it to them both by public sermons & private discourses I could and was still introducing it piece meal, which at last by 1 James, fourth Earl, succeeded 1686, served at Sheriffniuir 1715, attainted, and died at Paris 11th April 1723. 2 James, fifth Earl, succeeded 1699, took part in 1715 and attainted; died in France 1729. Married Margaret Stewart, eldest daughter of James, fifth Earl of Galloway. 3 Guthrie means the English Book of Common Prayer. After the accession of Queen Anne the English PrayerBook came to be widely used among the Scottish Episcopalians. The Queen herself contributed to the supply, and the University of Oxford was especially generous in its gifts. It is said that within the space of two years no less than 19,000 Prayer-Books and other devotional and edifying books were remitted from London.--J. D. Gods blessing had the wished effect, notwithstanding that the two Presbyterian Preachers were daily disclaiming and inveighing against it from their pulpits, and using all the Interest they could privatly among the people, who brought all their Objections to me, and it pleased God so to assist me as that both in public and private I convinced them of the unreasonableness of them, in so much as upon the Eighteenth of October, St Lukes day,1 1711, we read the liturgie publicly in our meeting house with the general approbation and good liking of all the people. The Earl of Panmure gave us one hundred books of common Prayer. The Bishop of Edinburgh 2...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236910044
  • 9781236910042