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ANNALS OF GLASGOW,

COMPRISING

AN ACCOUNT

OF THE

PUBLIC BUILDINGS, CHARITIES,

AND THE

Rise and progress of the City.

BY .

JAMES CLELAND.

View not each Spire by measure giv'n

To buildings rais’d by common hands:
That Fabric rises high as heav'n,

Whose Basis on Devotion stands.

PRIOR.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

GLASGOW:
Printed by James Hedderwick,

FOR BEHOOF OF THE FUNDS OF THE GLASGOW

ROYAL INFIRMARY.

1816.

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CONTENTS

Reformation of Religion, 1...Presbyterian form of Worship established in Scot-

land, 2... Mr. John Knox, one of the early Reformers, retires to Geneva, 2...

Mary of Lorraine, Regent of the Kingdom, 2... First Book of Discipline writ-

ten, 3... Roman Catholic Clergymen allowed two-thirds of their former Stipends

4... Superintendents appointed, 4... The Presbyterian and Episcopal forms of

Church Government exercised alternately, from the Reformation till the Re-

volution, 4... General Assembly, 4... Synods, 4...Presbyteries and Congrega-

tional Sessions instituted, 4... The office of Bishop declared to have no founda-

tion in the Word of God, 5... Speech of King James VI. against Episcopacy, 5

. The Eucharist first celebrated after the Presbyterian form in Finlayston

House, 5... Church Service-Book for Scotland, 6-Notable General Assembly

of 1638, held in the Cathedral Church of Glasgow, 6... Abjuration of Episco-

pacy, 13... Excommunication of the Scotch Bishops, 14... Declinature of the

Bishops, 9... The Covenant signed, 14... Churchmen incapacitated from holding

places in Parliament, 14...King Charles I. erects his Royal Standard at York,

15... The Covenanters raise an army, 15... The Civil Wars commence, 15...

Covenanters defeated at Perth, Aberdeen, and Kilsyth, 16... Royalists defeated

at Philiphaugh, 16... Three of the Prisoners, viz. Sir William Rollock, Sir

Philip Nisbet, and Mr. Alexander Ogilvie of Inverquharty, executed in Glas-

gow, 17... A Parliament summoned to be held in Glasgow, 16... Charles throws

himself on the mercy of the Scots army, 17... The Pestilence rages in Glasgow

and other Towns in Scotland, 18... The King refuses to comply with the desire

of the English Commissioners, 18... The Scots surrender him to the English for

a sum of money, 19... The Civil War of 1648 commences, 19... The Scots arm

in defence of the King, 19... The Magistrates of Glasgow imprisoned, 20...

Military quartered on the Members of the Town Council and Session, 20...

The Scots Levy enters the City of Carlisle, 20...Defeated by General Cromwell

near Preston, 21... The King tried and beheaded, 21.

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