Ecclesia antiqua, or, The history of an ancient church (St. Michael's, Linlithgow)

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Oliver & Boyd, 1905 - 357 pages
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Page 78 - Stand to the Cause.' In the midst of the arch was a litany, ' From Covenanters with uplifted hands, From Remonstrators with associate bands, From such Committees as govern'd this nation, From Church Commissions and their protestation, Good Lord deliver us.
Page 352 - ... in futurum . Et adeo libere quiete plenarie integre honorifice bene et in pace in omnibus et per omnia sicut...
Page 350 - ... suis quibuscunque tam non nominatis quam nominatis tam sub terra quam supra terram tam procul quam prope ad...
Page 32 - —ie, bald. done, and the king panssit on thir wordis studeing to gif him ane ansuer bot in the meane tyme befor the kingis face, and in presentis of all his lordis that was about him for the tyme this man wanischit away and...
Page 130 - It happens sometimes that thirty villages, far distant one from another, have but one and the same parish church ; so that a village may be separated from its parish church by four or five, sometimes by ten miles. In the neighbouring chapels of the lords, however, they may have a chance to hear divine service, because even the meanest lord keeps one household chaplain, and more, if his wealth and other provision allow it.
Page 355 - In Dei nomine Amen. Per hoc presens publicum instrumentum cunctis pateat evidenter quod anno ab incarnacione Domini, secundum computacionem Regni Scocie Mmo ccccmo XLmo mensis Januarii die vn.
Page 248 - To the kirks where no ministers can be had presently, must be appointed the most apt men that distinctly can read the Common Prayers and the Scriptures, to exercise both themselves and the kirk, till they grow to greater perfection...
Page 97 - What a poor, pimping business is a Presbyterian place of worship ; dirty, narrow, and squalid ; stuck in a corner of old popish grandeur such as Linlithgow, and much more, Melrose...
Page 31 - ... on his feit to the great of his lege witht all wther hose and claithis conforme thair to, bot he had nothing on his heid bot syde reid zallow hair 15 behind and on his halffitis quhilk wan doune to his schoulderis bot his forheid was beld3 and bair.
Page 342 - Linlithgow, from an annual rent of ten shillings and sixpence, from her tenement lying in the said burgh, on the north side of the High Street, between the land of...

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