Andrew Melville

Andrew Melville (1 August 1545 – 1622) was a Scottish scholar, theologian and religious reformer. His fame encouraged scholars from the European Continent to study at Glasgow and St Andrews.

Read more about Andrew Melville:  Early Life and Early Education, Travels and Study in Europe, Return To Scotland, King James and Imprisonment

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Andrew Melville - King James and Imprisonment
... The close of Melville's career in Scotland was at length brought about by James in characteristic fashion ... In 1606 Melville and seven other clergymen of the Church of Scotland were summoned to London in order "that His Majesty might treat with them of such things as would tend ... Melville delivered his opinion to that effect in two long speeches with his accustomed freedom, and, having shortly afterwards written a sarcastic Latin epigram on some of the ritual practised in the ...
George Gledstanes - Biography - Andrew Melville & Gledstanes
... Gladstanes had a great aversion to Andrew Melville ... Andrews, where Melville was principal of the university, for the very purpose of balancing and putting a check on Melville, and of preventing the students from imbibing Melville's principles ... Andrew Melvil hath begun to raise new storms with his eolick blasts ...
Andrew Melville Hall
... Andrew Melville Hall is a student hall of residence of the University of St Andrews, Scotland ... It is named after Andrew Melville, a 16th-century Scottish scholar, theologian and religious reformer who was a graduate of the University, and who later became its rector and dean of theology ...

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