James VI signs the second Confession of Faith in Scotland (50 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

James VI of Scotland signs the Second Confession of Faith, an updated version of the document signed by the Lords of the Covenant in 1560. It responds to the recent attempts on the part of Roman Catholics to regain power in Scotland by explicitly denouncing the Pope and his Church's doctrines.

Citation:
Editors. "James VI signs the second Confession of Faith in Scotland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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