Knox John


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Knox

, John 1514?-1572.
Scottish religious reformer and founder of Scottish Presbyterianism. While living in exile (1553-1559) during the reign of Mary Queen of Scots, a Catholic, he came under the influence of John Calvin. After returning to Scotland, he led the campaign that successfully established Protestantism (1560) as the state religion.
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