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John Knox (c. 1505–1572)

Knox, John. The great Scottish religious reformer; born at Giffordsgate, near Haddington, 1505; died at Edinburgh, Nov. 24, 1572. He spent his life forwarding the Reformation in Scotland. His great work, distinguished in Scottish prose, was his ‘History of the Reformation of Religion within the Realm of Scotland’ (1584; new ed. 1831). His famous ‘Letter to the Queen Dowager’ appeared in 1556; the ‘First Trumpet Blast against the Monstrous Regiment of Women’—inveighing against women taking part in the government, in 1558.