Church of Scotland


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Cultural formation Queen Victoria
QV was a devout Anglican , as befitted the head of the Church of England . (When in Scotland, however, she attended the local Presbyterian , that is Church of Scotland , parish church.)


25 May 1760
Dr James Fordyce , a minister in the Church of Scotland , preached a sermon which, as published, made him famous: The Folly, Infamy, and Misery of Unlawful Pleasure.
By May 1790
Sir John Sinclair circulated to Church of Scotland clergymen his questionnaire about their parishes: their history, geography, antiquities, natural history, demography, commerce, industry, and manners.
The Church of Scotland was formed by the unification of the Scottish Presbyterian churches.