BRIEF HISTORICAL ACCOUNT
LIVES, CHARACTERS, and MEMORABLE
TRANSACTIONS of the most eminent
Noblemen, Gentlemen, Ministers, and others:
From Mr. Patrick Hamilton, who was born about
the year of our Lord 1503, and suffered martyrdom
at St. Andrews, Feb.1527, to Mr. James Renwick, who was executed in the Grass-market of Edinburgh Feb.17, 1688.
A succinct Account of the Lives of other seven
eminent Divines, and Sir Robert Hamilton of Preston, who died about, or shortly after the Revolution.
An Appendix, containing a short historical Hint of the wicked Lives and miserable Deaths of some of the most remarkable apostates and bloody persecutors in Scotland from the Reformation to the Revolution.
Collected from historical Records, Biographical Accounts, and other authenticated Writings: -- The whole including a Period of near Two Hundred Years.
By JOHN HOWIE.
The SECOND EDITION, corrected and enlarged.
The Righteous shall be had in everlasting Remembrance, Psal. cxii.6.
And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her, Psal. lxxxvii.5
Printed by JOHN BRYCE, and Sold at his Shop,
opposite Gibson's-Wynd, Salt-market.
Entered in Stationers-Hall, according to Act of Parliament.