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A Short History of Structural Linguistics. Understanding Language Change. Why Do Languages Change? David Calderwood, his matured experience in ecclesiastical affairs, and especially in those of his native country, the persecutions he had endured for his beloved Church, and the numerous works he had written in its defence, all qualified him, in the happiest manner, for becoming a Historian of the Kirk of Scotland. Above all, when the narrative was to be one of struggle and suffering, in which the principalities and powers of the earth, as well as those of darkness, were the antagonists, the record of such a conflict fell most aptly into the hands of a man whom a monarch had in vain attempted to brow-beat, and a whole hierarchy to silence.
www.camarillostemcell.com/wp-content/otero/4341.php His own heart also appears to have affectionately inclined towards this his most congenial occupation, so that, after his return from exile, he spent many years in collecting and arranging the materials necessary for such an important task. At last, when he had reached his seventy-third year, the General Assembly, for the purpose of enabling him to perfect his work, granted him an annual pension of pounds Scots.
For his part, he added, that conspiracy, however atrocious, should never alter, in the least, his plan of government: While with one hand he punished guilt; with the other, he would still support and protect innocence. Other princes have been fond of chusing their favourites from among the lower ranks of their subjects, and have reposed themselves on them with the more unreserved confidence and affection, because the object has been beholden to their bounty for every honour and acquisition: James was desirous that his favourite should also derive from him all his sense, experience, and knowledge. Their perseverance advanced the work; and they soon pierced the wall, NOTE [D]. Among these, secretary Cecil, created successively Lord Essindon, Viscount Cranborne, and Earl of Salisbury, was always regarded as his prime minister and chief counsellor. Scottish Archives Volume 14
Calderwood died only two years afterwards; but he lived to accomplish his purpose of writing the History of our National Church from the commencement of the Reformation to the close of the reign of James the Sixth, in two, if not three successive and copious revisals" Preface to volume one, pp.
More on the prominent role Calderwood played in the church of his day is supplied by Johnston, in his Treasury of the Scottish Covenant p. The most important parts of the book were legalized in , and again in But when King James VI visited Scotland in , Calderwood and 54 other ministers meeting in Edinburgh wrote a protest against the King's intention that the monarch and men of his preference should appoint forms of worship and discipline in the Church.
Calderwood was required to appear with Archibald Simson before the King at St.
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Andrews, where from his knees he boldly opposed the King's will and asserted the freedom of the General Assembly to control the Church's ceremonies and government and some today say these are points of little or no consequence -- how different from our Reformed forefathers--RB. Calderwood was deprived of his charge, imprisoned and banished. In he went to Holland, whence he issued anonymously his monumental critique of English episcopacy, The Altar of Damascus n. Calderwood's writings were erudite and widely persuasive, preparing the way for the restoration of Presbyterian practice at the 'Second Reformation' With Alexander Henderson and David Dickson he was appointed by the General Assembly of to draft a directory for public worship, to fill a need for guidelines after the episcopal conventions had been removed in keeping with the Solemn League and Covenant--RB.