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The Memorabilia of Perth By Scotland's Greatest Story
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This remarkable book, first published in 1806, is a genealogical treasure trove for those with Perth ancestry, and contains the following: A physical description of Perth in 1806; Historical... More > Memoranda Respecting Perth (including the earliest history of Perth, and names of all Provosts, Bailies, Deans of Guild and Treasurers from 1465 to 1805); Charters Relating to the Priviliges of Perth (translated from Latin); Lists - the ministers and rectors of the town's grammar school and academy; ministers of Perth from the Reformation; subscribers for the building of the town's bridge in 1776, and for the public seminaries in 1804; & The Rev Alexander Duff's Traditional Account of the Death of John, Earl of Gowrie in 1600. The book, reprinted in eBook format by Scotland's Greatest Story, is presented in PDF format.< Less
Perth Assembly By David Calderwood
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Perth Assembly was written by David Calderwood in 1619. It was printed in Leyden, Holland by the Pilgrims just a year before they made the voyage to America to settle at Plymouth Colony. The book... More > enraged King James I, who sent authorities to Holland to arrest William Brewster, the printer. Brewster fled to England and went into hiding. He was never apprehended, and later made the voyage to America in 1620. Calderwood wrote Perth Assembly out of protest to King James’ imposition of the “Five Articles” upon the Church of Scotland. He fled to Holland after publishing the book, and didn’t return to Scotland until after the death of James I, in 1625.< Less
Scottish Reformation Society Historical Journal, vol.3, 2013 By Douglas Somerset (ed.)
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The Scottish Reformation Society Historical Journal contains articles on Scottish Church history written from an evangelical perspective. Subjects in the 2013 issue include John Knox and the... More > destruction of the Perth friaries in 1559; the Scottish Covenanters and uniformity of Church government with England in the 1640s; the Scottish Church in Rotterdam in 1643; Alexander Shields and the Revolution Settlement of 1689; James Begg and the 1872 Education Act; the History of the Kames Free Presbyterian Church 1893-1994; and Movements in main-line Presbyterian Churches in Scotland in the twentieth Century.< Less