The History of Leith

December 4, 2004

Life of George Wishart

This page describes an important book entitled “Life of George Wishart the Scottish martyr with his translation of the Helvetian confession and a genealogical history of the family of Wishart”, by Rev. Charles Rogers, L.L.D. It was published in 1876 by William Paterson of Princes Street, Edinburgh.

Rev. Charles Rogers was a prolific 19th century writer, and several of his books including this one are available for reference at the National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh. He was a historiographer to the Royal Historical Society, a Fellow of Antiquaries of Scotland, and a corresponding member of the Historical and Genealogical Society of New England.

The book is in three parts:
Memoir of George Wishart (58 pages)
The Helvetian Confession (9 pages)
Genealogical History of the House of Wishart (33 pages)

for more go to the link on the rhs (to see the complete book)

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