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The Protestation of the General Assemblie...

Mitchell Library, Glasgow Collection

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The Protestation of the General Assemblie...

A facsimile of the first page of The Protestation of the General Assemblie..., 1638, the first publication to be printed in Glasgow. The Glasgow Assembly defied the wishes of King Charles I by abolishing the rule of bishops in the church, and their defiance led to the outbreak of war in 1839 between Covenanters and Royalists.

Reference: GC 941.435 OLD

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

books, Covenanters, First Bishops' War, General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Glasgow Assembly, printers, publishers, The Protestation of the Generall Assemblie of the Church of Scotland

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