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John Knox

Jane Dawson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book presents the life of John Knox, a leader of the Protestant Reformation in sixteenth-century Scotland. Based in large part on previously unavailable sources, including the recently ... More


Pierced with anguish and sorrow

Jane Dawson

in John Knox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes Knox's experiences in Geneva, where he had found himself at a spiritual crossroads, given the recent developments regarding his English and Scottish flocks. Consequently, he ... More


Unthankful (yea alas miserable) Scotland

Jane Dawson

in John Knox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter reveals the “hidden years” of Knox's life, specifically the years between 1565 and 1567, in which Knox had entered into a self-imposed internal exile and encountered Goodman once more ... More


Rare and wonderful gifts

Jane Dawson

in John Knox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter places John Knox at his newborn son's baptism in Geneva, on 23 May 1557. He named his son Nathaniel, which in Hebrew translates to “gift from God”. Already, this scene ... More


A farrago of ceremonies

Jane Dawson

in John Knox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter revisits the story of the dispute at Frankfurt via insights revealed through the Goodman papers. This dispute, which had affected the Church of England, re-emerged in Queen Elizabeth's ... More


Quietness of conscience and contentment of heart

Jane Dawson

in John Knox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses how the revolutionary tracts penned by Knox and Goodman drove their congregation to utilize to the full their time in exile. The great missionary endeavour of Calvin and his ... More


Double cares

Jane Dawson

in John Knox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter narrates Knox's third exile—this time to Geneva, with his wife Marjorie Bowes and her mother. During this time, Knox carried with him a new weight of expectation that he would help to ... More


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