History of Scots Affairs, from 1637 to 1641

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Spalding Club, 1841 - Scotland

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Page 8 - Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the LORD, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof ; because they came not to 1 Or, tramplinos, or, phutgutga. the help of the LORD, to the help of the LORD against the mighty.
Page 3 - The Booke of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and other parts of divine Service for the use of the Church of Scotland.
Page 8 - See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.
Page 9 - DEMANDS concerning the late Covenant : propounded by the Ministers and Professors of Divinity in Aberdene, to some Reverend Brethren, who came thither to recommend the late Covenant to them, and to those who are committed to their Charge.
Page 20 - Dispute against the English- Popish Ceremonies, obtruded upon the Church of Scotland.
Page 167 - Domini judicium, neque nunc praepositum sibi episcopum cogitantes, quod nunquam omnino sub antecessoribus factum est, cum contumelia et contemptu praepositi totum sibi vindicent." The matter was, that certain presbyters had reconciled them that fell in persecution, without the performance of penance, according to the severity of the canon ; and this was done without the bishop's leave, by the presbyters, " forgetting their own place, and the Gospel, and their bishop...
Page 45 - Church, the 24 of August, 1638. Printed at Edinburgh, in King James his College, by George Anderson, 1638." In this tract, as well as in another inserted by Wodrow in his History of the Sufferings of the Church of Scotland, Abernethy states that he lived in Caithness " more as an yeare, Chamerlaneand Baillie to my Lord of Berriedail.
Page 10 - ... appoint Local Secretaries in such places, and with such authorities as to them shall seem expedient ; every Local Secretary being a Member of the Society. XXI. That no alteration shall be made in these Laws, except at a General Meeting, nor then, unless One Month's notice of any alteration intended to be proposed at such Meeting shall have been given in writing to the Secretary.
Page 8 - John Spottiswoode, archbishop of St Andrews, then Lord Chancellor, and some others, offering to assist the bishop in quelling the multitude, were made partners of the suffering of all these curses and imprecations which they began to pray to the bishops and their abettors. The archbishop, finding himself unable to prevail with the people, was forced to call down from their gallery the provost and bailies and others of the town-council of Edinburgh, who at length, with much tumult and confusion, thrust...
Page 17 - Boroughs of this our Kingdom, and other places needful, To conform themselves to the said public form of worship, which is the only form, which We (having taken the counsel of our Clergy) think fit to be used in God's public worship in this our Kingdom : Commanding also all Archbishops and Bishops, and other Presbyters and Churchmen, to take a special care that the same be duly obeyed and observed, and the contraveners condignly censured and punished, and to have special care that every Parish betwixt'...

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