|Author:||Scott, William, ca. 1566-1642.|
|Title:||The course of conformitie as it hath proceeded, is concluded, should be refused.|
|Publication info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
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The course of conformitie as it hath proceeded, is concluded, should be refused.
Scott, William, ca. 1566-1642., Calderwood, David, 1575-1650,, Melville, James, 1556-1614,
[Amsterdam]: Printed [by Giles Thorp], in the yeare 1622.
Anonymous. By William Scott. Sometimes also attributed to David Calderwood and to James Melville.
The words "hath proceeded, is concluded, should be refused." are bracketed together on title page.
Printer's name and place of publication from STC.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Church of Scotland -- Early works to 1800.
Scotland. -- Parliament (1621) -- Early works to 1800.
Episcopacy -- Early works to 1800.
THE PREFACE TO THE READER.
THE COVRSE OF CONFORMITIE as it hath proceeded.
CHAP. I. That the Office of this new sort of Bishops is against the the word of God.
CHAP. II. That such a Bishoprie is against the ancient Canons of Kirk, and Councels.
CHAP. III. That such a Bishoprie is against the doctrine of the fa∣thers and Doctors of the Kirk ancient and moderne.
CHAP. IIII. That such a Bishoprie is against the doctrine of the Kirk of Scotland preached these 46 yeares.
CHAP. V. That this Bishoprie is against the confession of faith called the Kings Maiesties confession, sworne and subscrived at two divers times, viz. in anno 1581 when it was first published; and againe anno 1590. published with a general band for the maintenance of true religion and his Ma∣iesties estate and person; by his Maiestie, his Queen and houshold, and all estates of the Realme. &c.
CHAP. VI. That this office of Bishoprie is against the constitutions of the Kirk of Scotland in her Assemblies.
CHAP. VII. That the Office of Bishoprie is against the lawes of this Realme.
CHAP. VIII. That they are against the honour of God and his Christ.
CHAP. IX. That this Bishoprie is against the honour and weale of the Kings Majestie.
CHAP. X. That this Bishoprie is against the honour and weale of the Realme.
CHAP. XI. That Bishoprie is against the constitution and setled estate of the Kirk and Kingdom, and so most dangerous.
CHAP. XII. This Bishoprie is against the honour and weale of the No∣ble Estates of Parliament.
CHAP. XIII. That this Bishoprie is against the weale of all Scottishmen in soule body and goods.
THE COURSE OF CONFORMITIE, AS IT IS CONCLUDED in the last Parliament, Anno 1621.
CONFORMITIE SHOVLD BE REFVSED.