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Download Life of James Sharp: Archbishop of st Andrews, 1618-1679 : A Political Biography ePub
  • ISBN 0859761843
  • ISBN13 978-0859761840
  • Language English
  • Author Julia Buckroyd
  • Publisher John Donald (October 1, 1987)
  • Pages 230
  • Formats lit azw docx mobi
  • Category History
  • Subcategory Europe
  • Size ePub 1492 kb
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His life is placed within its proper context in terms of the ideas and attitudes of his peers and contemporaries, and new light is thrown on his motivations and the influences that acted upon him. His canny ability to weather the ups and downs of political and religious change enabled him to remain in office under very different regimes, but in the end he was brutally murdered by a band of conventiclers, who saw him only as a persecutor and a perjured prelate.

James Sharp, or Sharpe, (4 May 1618 – 3 May 1679) was a minister in the Church of Scotland, or kirk, who served as Archbishop of St Andrews from 1661 to 1679.

James Sharp, or Sharpe, (4 May 1618 – 3 May 1679) was a minister in the Church of Scotland, or kirk, who served as Archbishop of St Andrews from 1661 to 1679. His support for Episcopalianism, or governance by bishops, brought him into conflict with elements of the kirk who advocated Presbyterianism, rule by congregations. Twice the victim of assassination attempts, the second cost him his life.

The Life of James Sharp, Archbishop of St. Andrews, 1618–1679: A Political Biography. Edinburgh: John Donald Publishers, 1987. Susan Hardman Moore (a1). King's College, University of LondonLondon, England. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 28 July 2009. Export citation Request permission. Recommend this journal.

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Sharp, James (1618–1679), archbishop of St Andrews, was born at Banff Castle on 4 May 1618, one of three sons of William Sharp (d. 1638), sheriff clerk of Banff (1617), and Isobel Lesley, daughter of the laird of Kinninvy. Oxford University Press.

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