The history of the Kirk of Scotland, Volume 5 (Google eBook)

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Printed for the Wodrow Society, 1844 - Scotland
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Contents

Letter from the King to Mr R Bruce
70
A letter to Bancroft intercepted
77
Letter from Chancellor Maitland to the same
83
Unsatisfactory offers made to Bruce by the King and Commis
88
Letter from the King to Mr Bruce
91
Pageants on the occasion
97
The excommunication of the Earl of Angus rescinded
105
Bothwell and several persons warded
111
An affray in the Kings presence and his consternation
117
His remonstrance with the Commissioners for their injurious treat
118
He recants his errors
124
Bruces advice to the King in sermon
130
Graham of Halyards submits
138
Conference of John Davidson with the King
140
His mothers indignation at the Kings refusal of justice
146
General Assemsly
156
Debate between him and the King in consequence
162
Answer to the letter by Colonel Stewart
168
Attempt to assassinate Lord Hamilton
169
Premonition of a massacre by an anonymous letter
175
Precautions to be adopted against the Papists
182
The King reproaches the Ministers for their opposition to Arran
188
From James Christison to Thomas Anderson
200
1593
214
Resolutions agreed on by the King and nobility
221
Designs of the Popish Lords and their party in Scotland
228
Advertisement supposed to be from Bothwell to the Ministers
232
Davidsons farewell to Edinburgh
238
A convention of the nobility
249
Ministers displeased with its dilatoriness in proceeding against
255
The King alienated from him
261
They excommunicate the Popish Lords
263
He promises to the Ministers to have no dealings with the Popish
269
Circular from the ministers to the barons on the occasion
275
Interview between the King and some Ministers
282
Mr A Melvill rebukes the King for favouring the Papists
288
Murray of Powmais apprehended
294
Refuses to acknowledge an offence and is warded
300
A Moravian apprehended
306
The Kings complaints of the Kirk
328
Fray between the citizens and the Kings guard
329
The King angry at Mr Robert Bruce
438
A convention at Cupar opposes the return of the Popish Lords
439
The Commissioners of the General Assembly take the alarm
446
The Kings answers to these grievances
452
Ministers sent to deal with the Queen
459
The Commissioners of the Assembly justify Blacks Declinature
466
A new Declinature to be given in by D Black
475
The King and Council hurry on the trial
481
He requires Blacks submission
487
Act of the Commissioners sent to the King
493
Form of the charge
499
Other Answers to the Questions 597
506
The tumult in Edinburgh upon the 17th of December
510
Two proclamations against certain ministers
520
Reasons for refusing to subscribe
529
Some of the citizens of Edinburgh imprisoned
535
Proclamation against all communing with the four ministers
551
Bruce and Baleanqualls reply and apology
560
No conspiracy or forethought malice in the riot
575
Form of commission to the Commissioners of the Presbytery
581
The Courtiers endeavour to produce dissensions among the Mini
623
Answers to the rest of the Kings Questions by this
642
Mr It Wallace Minister at St Andrews suspended
648
The Popish Earls relaxed from the horn
655
A Parliament held
668
Robertson and Hewat proposed as Ministers for Edinburgh
674
A conference between the King and John Davidson
680
Grievances of certain presbyteries quashed by the King
688
Davidsons opposition to the proceedings of the Assembly
697
Davidson prosecuted before the Presbytery of Haddington
709
His elders acknowledge him as their lawful Pastor
715
Terms upon which he submits
723
Theyrofuse
729
Endeavours to deprive him of his pension
735
Meeting of the Provincial Synod of Fife
737
The passages condemned by the Synod
746
Discussion whether Ministers having vote in Parliament should
755
Andrew Melvills protest against them before the King
761
The Ministers ordered to rescind their act
767
APPENDIX
773

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