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Scottish Presbyterianism Re-established: The Case of Stirling and Dunblane, 1687-1710

Andrew T.N. Muirhead

Abstract

In 1690, the Church of Scotland rejected episcopal authority and settled as Presbyterian. The adjacent Presbyteries of Stirling and Dunblane covered an area that included both lowland and highland communities, speaking both English and Gaelic and supporting both the new government and the old – thus forming a representative picture of the nation as a whole. This book examines the ways in which the two Presbyteries operated administratively, theologically and geographically under the new regime. By surveying and analysing surviving church records from 1687 to 1710 at Presbytery and parish level ... More

Keywords: Presbyterianism, King William II (III), Church of Scotland, Stirling Presbytery, Dunblane Presbytery, Act of Union 1707

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781474447386
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447386.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew T.N. Muirhead, author