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John Knox

Author: Rosalind Kay Marshall
Publisher: Edinburgh : Birlinn, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this new biography of John Knox, Rosalind K. Marshall traces the life of one of the Reformation's central characters. Following his career in Scotland, England, France, Switzerland and Germany, she explains in straightforward terms the issues and beliefs which concerned him so deeply. She also focuses on his relationships with the opposite sex, discussing his notorious First Blast of the Trumpet against the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Marshall, Rosalind Kay.
John Knox.
Edinburgh : Birlinn, ©2000
(OCoLC)653412271
Named Person: John Knox; John Knox; John Knox
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rosalind Kay Marshall
ISBN: 1841580910 9781841580913 9781841587219 1841587214
OCLC Number: 46333967
Description: xiii, 244 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: The priest --
The galley slave --
The English years --
Calvin --
Frankfurt --
Back to Scotland --
The first blast of the trumpet --
The sermon at Perth --
Negotiations with England --
The Scottish Reformation --
The return of Mary, Queen of Scots --
Confrontation --
The fall of the queen --
The death of Knox.
Responsibility: Rosalind K. Marshall.
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Untangles truth from mythology in the life of Jhon Knox and constructs a balanced picture of sixteenth century Scotland that places Knox clearly within the context of change and reformation which was  Read more...

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