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John Knox ( c. 1513 – 24 November 1572) was a Scottish minister, theologian, and writer who was a leader of the country's Reformation. He is the founder of the Presbyterian Church of Scotland. Born in Giffordgate, Knox is believed to have been educated at the University of St Andrews and worked as a notary-priest.

www.christianitytoday.com/history/people/denominationalfounders/john-knox.html

He was a minister of the Christian gospel who advocated violent revolution. He was considered one of the most powerful preachers of his day, but only two of the hundreds of sermons he preached were ever published. He is a key figure in the formation of modern Scotland, yet there is only one monument erected to him in ...

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John Knox is considered to be the greatest Reformer in the history of Scotland. The exact place and date of his birth is not known with certainty, but it is generally accepted to be Giffordgate, 16 miles east of Edinburgh, in 1513 to 1514. Knox dies at Edinburgh on November 24, 1572. His father was William Knox, who fought ...

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John Knox, the most famous Scottish Reformer, was born near Edinburgh in 1505. He went to his local school and then to university in St Andrews, before becoming a deacon and a priest in the (Roman Catholic) Church. From 1542, Scotland was governed by Regent Arran as Mary Queen of Scots [link to First Reformation ...

www.britannica.com/biography/John-Knox

John Knox, (born c. 1514, near Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland—died November 24, 1572, Edinburgh), foremost leader of the Scottish Reformation, who set the austere moral tone of the Church of Scotland and shaped the democratic form of government it adopted. He was influenced by George Wishart, who was ...

www.historyscotland.com/articles/scottish-kings-and-queens/mary-queen-of-scots/john-knox-and-mary-queen-of-scots

Apr 20, 2015 ... What is the truth behind the traditional belief that John Knox and Mary Queen of Scots were bitter enemies? Professor Jane Dawson, author of a new definitive biography of Knox, explores the evidence.

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John Knox Quotes. The Scottish reformer John Knox (ca. 1505-1572) was one of the most celebrated followers of John Calvin and became the chief force in the introduction and establishment of the Presbyterian form of Calvinism in Scotland. The Scotland of John Knox's time was used to reform movements. Long before ...

www.newadvent.org/cathen/08680a.htm

In a still extant document, he is styled "Johannis Knox, sacri altaris minister, sancte Andreæ diocesis auctoritate apostolica notarius." Nothing whatever is known of his ecclesiastical career; and we can only surmise that he had already begun to doubt, if he had not actually repudiated, the Catholic tenets by 1540, when we ...

www.gotquestions.org/John-Knox.html

John Knox was born in Scotland and appears to have attended the University of St. Andrews. He may have been ordained a priest in the Roman Catholic Church. Whatever the details of his early life, by 1544 Knox was working as a private tutor. During that time, he met the Reformer George Wishart and became hostile ...