Scotland Before 1700; From Contemporary Documents

Paperback | May 13, 2012

byPeter Hume Brown

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 Excerpt: ...12 (Edit. Basil. 1676), where it is noted that the Scots take special delight in dialectic subtleties. "Cultivated. HOW MANY ORDOUKIS OF THE Realme AND COMMOUNE WEIL. The Scottis peple is deuydet in thrie ordouris; ane of thame, quhais pietie and hett1 studie of religione hes addicted thame selfes planelie to serue the Kirke: The secunde of thame, quhais nobilitie and hines2 of blude hes placed in the secunde digrie of the commoune weil; the thrid of thame, quhome the tounes accnawleges amang thame to be frank and frie. Of quhilkes seuerallie I wil speik, that the Ecclesiastical ordour may haue the first place, first for the authoritie, quhairthrouch sche excellis the rest, and than for a certane diuine power guyen vnto her. Of the Ecclesiastike state I wil first speik, and trulie in fauour of the simpiller sorte, I may vse mae wordes than vthirwyse this place requiret, because that maist haly ordour throuch ignorance of wicked men or rathir thair maliciousues is sa vehementlie wraket3 and brocht to nocht with vs. The Ecclesiastical Estate. In administratione of the Kirk schynes thrie digries by the rest, in that ordour, to wit, Bischopes, Priests, and Religious. Ffor quhen al forme of doeng or keiping ordour may aluttirlie dekay, excepte it depend vpon the superioritie of ane or mony, Bischopes ar ordanet, quha obteineng the first place, walde appoynt certane lawis, in a maner, to the rest, of pietie, modestie, temperance, and of al vertues. Bot seing of Bischopes ar sa' few, that on fute thay can nocht throuch al places gang, nathir al menis maniris can thair eyne sie, nathir only can thay vse al the offices of thair authoritie; thairfor ar eikit to thame priestes, quha may to the lai peple betuene dorpe4 and dorpe, and toune and toune minister the b...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 Excerpt: ...12 (Edit. Basil. 1676), where it is noted that the Scots take special delight in dialectic subtleties. "Cultivated. HOW MANY ORD...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:138 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:May 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217547699

ISBN - 13:9780217547697

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