History of the Reformation in Scotland; With an Introductory Book, and an Appendix Volume 2

History of the Reformation in Scotland; With an Introductory Book, and an Appendix Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1811 edition. Excerpt: ...of her attachment to the protestant religion, pointed out to her the wisdom of invigorating the efforts of men, who were, from principle, engaged in war with the government of Scotland, and with the mercenary troops, which, at a subsequent period, might be employed to assail her own throne. Camden's Annals of English and Irish affairs during the reign of Elizabeth: London edition of 1615, p. 41-43. Stowe's Annals p. 640, G41. Strype's Annals, second edition. Introduction, Vol.1, p. 89. Acta Regia, Vol. IV. p. 10--1C. Rapin's Hist, of England, folio edition, Vol. IT," p. 58. Memoires de Michel de Castelnau, apui I Soon after his arrival in Scotland, Knox, whose Chap. XITJ comprehensive mind at once discerned the tie which v, should bind Elizabeth and the lords of the Congre-1S59-gation in strict union, advised that a negotiation with England should be commenced. After the con-vention in the neighbourhood of Cupar, and while he was residing in St Andrews, being engaged with Kircaldy of Grange in earnest conversation upon the situation of the protestants, both were for a moment appalled as they contemplated the difficul-ty of their enterprize, and their inability to perse-vere if the contest should be protracted. Knox at length said, if England would discern its own interest, and would attend to the danger which also threa-tens her, she would not suffer us to perish in this quarrel, for France has resolved upon the conquest of England as well as of Scotland. This opened a new and a brighter prospect. After they had maturely considered the subject, ' they determined to act upon the suggestion which had been started. Grange wrote to Sir Harry Percy, afterwards Earl of Northumberland; and in an in-terview which followed, he stated the matter so...show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236540190
  • 9781236540195