The Records of the Synod of Lothian and Tweeddale 1589-1596 and 1640-1649

Stair Society Volume 30

Edited with an introduction by James Kirk, MA, PhD, Lecturer in Scottish History at the University of Glasgow

From the Introduction:

The records of the synod of Lothian and Tweeddale, which are the earliest extant synod records of the reformed church and the only synod records to have survived for the late sixteenth century, illustrate theh operation of the synod as a church judicatory during two distinct presbyterian phases, the first from 1589 to 1596, and the second during the covenanting ascendancy of the 1640s.