The History of the Church of Scotland, Beginning the Year of our Lord 203, and Continued to the End of the Reign of King James the VI of Ever Blessed Memory. Wherein are Described, the Progress of Christianity; The Erecting of Bishopricks; The Building and Endowing Monasteries, and other Religious Places; The Succession of Bishops and their Sees; The Reformation of Religion, and the frequent Disturbances of that Nation by Wars, Conspiracies, Tumults, Schisms. Together with Great Variety of other Matters, both Ecclesiasticall and Politicall. Written by that Grave and Reverend Prelate, and Wise Counsellor, John Spotswood, Lord Archbishop of S. Andrews, and Privy Counsellor to King Charles the I that most religious and blessed Prince. John Spotswood.
The History of the Church of Scotland, Beginning the Year of our Lord 203, and Continued to the End of the Reign of King James the VI of Ever Blessed Memory. Wherein are Described, the Progress of Christianity; The Erecting of Bishopricks; The Building and Endowing Monasteries, and other Religious Places; The Succession of Bishops and their Sees; The Reformation of Religion, and the frequent Disturbances of that Nation by Wars, Conspiracies, Tumults, Schisms. Together with Great Variety of other Matters, both Ecclesiasticall and Politicall. Written by that Grave and Reverend Prelate, and Wise Counsellor, John Spotswood, Lord Archbishop of S. Andrews, and Privy Counsellor to King Charles the I that most religious and blessed Prince.
The History of the Church of Scotland, Beginning the Year of our Lord 203, and Continued to the End of the Reign of King James the VI of Ever Blessed Memory. Wherein are Described, the Progress of Christianity; The Erecting of Bishopricks; The Building and Endowing Monasteries, and other Religious Places; The Succession of Bishops and their Sees; The Reformation of Religion, and the frequent Disturbances of that Nation by Wars, Conspiracies, Tumults, Schisms. Together with Great Variety of other Matters, both Ecclesiasticall and Politicall. Written by that Grave and Reverend Prelate, and Wise Counsellor, John Spotswood, Lord Archbishop of S. Andrews, and Privy Counsellor to King Charles the I that most religious and blessed Prince.
The History of the Church of Scotland, Beginning the Year of our Lord 203, and Continued to the End of the Reign of King James the VI of Ever Blessed Memory. Wherein are Described, the Progress of Christianity; The Erecting of Bishopricks; The Building and Endowing Monasteries, and other Religious Places; The Succession of Bishops and their Sees; The Reformation of Religion, and the frequent Disturbances of that Nation by Wars, Conspiracies, Tumults, Schisms. Together with Great Variety of other Matters, both Ecclesiasticall and Politicall. Written by that Grave and Reverend Prelate, and Wise Counsellor, John Spotswood, Lord Archbishop of S. Andrews, and Privy Counsellor to King Charles the I that most religious and blessed Prince.
The History of the Church of Scotland, Beginning the Year of our Lord 203, and Continued to the End of the Reign of King James the VI of Ever Blessed Memory. Wherein are Described, the Progress of Christianity; The Erecting of Bishopricks; The Building and Endowing Monasteries, and other Religious Places; The Succession of Bishops and their Sees; The Reformation of Religion, and the frequent Disturbances of that Nation by Wars, Conspiracies, Tumults, Schisms. Together with Great Variety of other Matters, both Ecclesiasticall and Politicall. Written by that Grave and Reverend Prelate, and Wise Counsellor, John Spotswood, Lord Archbishop of S. Andrews, and Privy Counsellor to King Charles the I that most religious and blessed Prince.
The History of the Church of Scotland, Beginning the Year of our Lord 203, and Continued to the End of the Reign of King James the VI of Ever Blessed Memory. Wherein are Described, the Progress of Christianity; The Erecting of Bishopricks; The Building and Endowing Monasteries, and other Religious Places; The Succession of Bishops and their Sees; The Reformation of Religion, and the frequent Disturbances of that Nation by Wars, Conspiracies, Tumults, Schisms. Together with Great Variety of other Matters, both Ecclesiasticall and Politicall. Written by that Grave and Reverend Prelate, and Wise Counsellor, John Spotswood, Lord Archbishop of S. Andrews, and Privy Counsellor to King Charles the I that most religious and blessed Prince.

The History of the Church of Scotland, Beginning the Year of our Lord 203, and Continued to the End of the Reign of King James the VI of Ever Blessed Memory. Wherein are Described, the Progress of Christianity; The Erecting of Bishopricks; The Building and Endowing Monasteries, and other Religious Places; The Succession of Bishops and their Sees; The Reformation of Religion, and the frequent Disturbances of that Nation by Wars, Conspiracies, Tumults, Schisms. Together with Great Variety of other Matters, both Ecclesiasticall and Politicall. Written by that Grave and Reverend Prelate, and Wise Counsellor, John Spotswood, Lord Archbishop of S. Andrews, and Privy Counsellor to King Charles the I that most religious and blessed Prince.

London: J. Flesher for R. Royston, 1655. Hardcover. The author John Spotswood (1565-1639) was archbishop, primate of all Scotland, and a historian of Scotland. During his illustrious career he followed James VI to England upon his succession, later crowned Charles I in 1633, and was appointed Lord Chancellor of Scotland, a position he retained until 1638. He was buried in Westminster Abbey. This dense and comprehensive history of Scotland's church is presented in seven books and is related chronologically. Bound in later three quarter black leather with brown cloth covers and six spine compartments. Light bumping and rubbing, and soiling to cloth but still very nice. Later endpapers. Interior pages are generally quite clean, with occasional spots and browning to page edges. With two illustrations of Spotswood and of Charles I. Very good condition. Folio. 546 pages + one page poem, several page tables (index), publisher's book list, plus page of errata. REL/042021. Very Good.

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