John Knox: The Appellation of John Knox from the cruell and most iniust sentence pronounced against him by the false bishoppes and clergie of Scotland, with his supplication and exhortation to the nobilitie, estates and commonalitie of the same realme

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Introduction and Background

In 1555-1556 Knox enjoyed an exceptionally cordial and spiritually satisfying visit to Scotland from abroad, and, for the first time, found that he was able to expound his religious beliefs with success and at his ease. However, he soon returned to Geneva where he was an exile in residence, where his wife and family dwelt and where he was Minister to the English Congregation. It is from information contained in his The Historie of the Reformatioun relating to this visit that we learn how The Appellation of John Knox from the cruell and most iniust sentence pronounced against him by the false bishoppes and clergie of Scotland, with his supplication and exhortation to the nobilitie, …

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Citation:
Farrow, Kenneth D. . "The Appellation of John Knox from the cruell and most iniust sentence pronounced against him by the false bishoppes and clergie of Scotland, with his supplication and exhortation to the nobilitie, estates and commonalitie of the same realme". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 22 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=20330, accessed 30 October 2014.]


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  1. Religious Reform, Protestants, Dissenters