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Of publick Authority in the
Ė DI À B v R G H,
This is according to a Copy printed 1600. compared
&trine, belevit and profesit be the Protestantis of Scotland, C. P. 13, The English is printed according to the Copy which is in Sir John Skene's Edition of the A&ts of Parliament compared with many other Editions, particularly, with that in the A&s of Parliament pripted in the Saxon Chae rácter ; from which it differs only in tlie Syllabication of fome Words. The Latin is according to Leckprevik's Impression 1572. It was done by Mr. Patrick. Adamson at the Desire of the Kirk, and is a much better Version than that which is in the Syntagma Confesionum. The Scriptures are according to Tindal's and Coverdale's Ver fion of the Bible, which was commonly used by the Pro testants in Britain at the Reformation.
III. A general Confeffion of treze Chris
fian Faith and Religion, according to Godis Word and Acts of Parliament, subscribit be the King's MajeAty and his Houspald, &c. This is printed according to an old Manufcript, com pared with a great many, Copies, particularly, that which is in the Graduation Book of the University of Edinburgh, Maxwel of Pollock's Hands, fubfcripėd'at Holy-rood-house, written 1585; The priginal Parchment, in Sir John the 25 of Febriary 15€by the King, Lennox, Huntley, the Chancellor and about 95 other Perfons: And with the Copyp inted by Robert Waldgrave, 1581. The Ads of Asembly prefixed to it, are printed from the Manu. fcript Ads of Allembly, The King's Proclamation is in all the old Editions,