John Livingstone

Standard Name: Livingstone, John


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Cultural formation Elizabeth Melvill
EM was an upper-class Scotswoman who was born into the Church of Scotland and remained a fervent and radical member of it. She is presumed to have undergone a conversion experience within this church, and...
Cultural formation Elizabeth Melvill
She had agreed to pray out loud when she thought that only two people were listening. She did so for about three hours. The communion of Shotts featured a fiery sermon by John Livingstone which...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Melvill
EM discussed religious matters (encouraging Presbyterian resistance to Episcopalian reform backed by the monarchy) with the several radical ministers who were then and later well-known: Samuel Rutherford (some of whose letters to her survive), William Livingstone
Literary responses Elizabeth Melvill
Comments on Ane Godlie Dreame, though sparse, have been persistent. John Livingstone recorded that she was famous for her dream anent her spirituall condition.
Baxter, Jamie Reid. “Elizabeth Melville, Lady Culross: new light from Fife”. The Innes Review, Vol.
, No. 1, pp. 38-77.
John Armstrong in 1770 thought it almost too terrible...
politics Elizabeth Melvill
EM evidently wielded some influence in the struggle between the monarchy and its Scottish subjects, which re-ignited in April 1637 with resistance to Charles I 's attempt to impose the Scottish Prayer Book on them...
Textual Production Elizabeth Melvill
This was printed in black-letter. It was published, according to the statement in the volume, at the requeist of her freinds
Melvill, Elizabeth. Ane Godlie Dream. Robert Charteris.
(altered in later editions to a singular friend), and according to John Livingstone


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