John Knox preaches a defiant sermon that incites violent riots

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Historical Context Note


John Knox preaches a defiant sermon at Perth, inciting the Protestant Lords of the Congregation to rise. They seize Edinburgh and destroy religious houses at Stirling, Scone and St. Andrews, and subsequently approach Elizabeth I for aid.
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Citation:
Editors. "John Knox preaches a defiant sermon that incites violent riots". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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