Precursors of Knox; or, Memoires of Patrick Hamilton, Alexandre Alane, or Alesius, and Sir David Lindsay collected from original Sources. Vol. 1. ... and Martyr of the Scottish Reformation

 
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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. 1857 Excerpt: ...Master Hugh Spence, provost of St. Salvator's College; Master James Waddall, parson of Flisk and rector of the University; Master James Simson, official of St. Andrews; Master Thomas Ramsay, professor of the Holy Scriptures; Master John Grison, theologue, and provincial of the Black Friars; John Tillidaff, warden of the Grey Friars; Master Martin Balfour and Master John Spence, lawyers; Sir Alexander Young, Bachelor of Divinity; Sir John Annand, canon of St. Andrews; Friar Alexander Campbell, prior of the Black Friars; and Master Robert Bannerman, regent of the Paedagogium. These men, within a day or two, presented their censure of the articles, judging them all heretical, and contrary to the faith of the Church.' Whereupon the Primate appointed this judgment to be presented at a solemn meeting of the clergy, to be held in the Cathedral, on the last day of February, 1527-28, and immediately took steps to assemble on that day an imposing array of the highest dignitaries of the Church. During this brief interval, however, tidings came to Beaton's ears which obliged him to have recourse to other than ecclesiastical and judicial weapons, in defence of the assailed authority of the Church. Word was brought to St. Andrews that Sir James Hamilton was arming his retainers at Kincavel, and was on the point of marching through Fife to rescue his brother out of the hands of his enemies. Nor was it only Sir James who was about to come to the rescue. Intelligence was brought of armed preparations being in progress much nearer hand. John Andrew Duncan, laird of Airdrie, had long been an enemy to the corruptions of the Church, and for some time had enjoyed the personal acquaintance and esteem of the young Reformer. His indignation had been roused by the proceedings of the...

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