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George Wishart

(c. 1513—1546) evangelical preacher and martyr


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(c.1513–46),

Scottish Reformer. He fled to England when charged with heresy in 1538 and travelled on the Continent. Returning to Scotland in 1543, he began active propaganda on behalf of the Reformed doctrines, assisted by J. Knox. He was arrested and burnt.

Subjects: Christianity — British History.


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