Knox: On Rebellion / Edition 1

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Overview

This edition of the sixteenth-century Protestant reformer's most significant political writings includes all of his writings on the theme of rebellion, including his notorious First Blast of the Trumpet against the Monstrous Regiment of Women.
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"Roger Mason has provided an excellent and useful edition of four of John Knox's 1558 tracts....In keeping with earlier volumes in this Cambridge series, Mason has modernized the spelling, punctuation, and paragraphing besides providing a useful glossary, all of which make the works accessible to students without sacrificing scholarly integrity." Richard Greaves, Church History

"...presents the best collection of this great Scot Reformer's political writings." Christian Sociologist Newsletter

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
A Note on the texts
Further reading
Principal events in Knox's life
Biographical notes
Abbreviations and references
Glossary
Pt. I The 1558 Tracts
The First Blast of the Trumpet 3
The Letter to the Regent 48
The Appellation to the Nobility and Estates 72
The Letter to the Commonalty 115
Summary of the Second Blast of the Trumpet 128
Pt. II Knox and Scotland 1557-1564
Knox and the Protestant nobility, March-December 1557 133
Knox to the Protestant nobility, 17 December 1557 140
Letters to the regent and nobility, 22 May 1559 149
The regent and the Congregation, August 1559 157
The suspension of the regent, October 1559 169
Knox and Mary Queen of Scots, September 1561 175
The debate at the General Assembly, June 1564 182
Index of scriptural citations 210
Index of proper names 212
Index of subjects 217
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