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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