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risdiction over the country north of the Potomac, a new government was erected, on a foundation as extraordinary as its results were benevolent. Sir George Calvert had early become interested in colonial establishments in America. A native of Yorkshire, Fuller's Worthies, 201. educated at Oxford, Wood's Athenae Oxonienses, 522, 523. with a mind enlarged by 1580. extensive travel, on his entrance into life befriended by Sir Robert Cecil, advanced to the honors of knighthood, and at lengry; how lavishly he expended his estate in advancing the interests of his settlement on the rugged shores of Avalon, Whitbourne's Newfoundland, in the Cambridge library. Also Purchas, IV. 1882—1891; Collier on, Calvert; Fuller's Worthies of Yorkshire, 201, 202; Wood's Athenae Oxonienses, II. 522, 523; Lloyd's State Worthies, in Biog. Brit. article Calvert; Chalmers, 201—is related by those who have written of his life. He desired, as a founder of a colony, not present profit, but a reason
, let the pastor flee into another land, and let those go with him who will, as Christ teaches. Such was the counsel of Luther on reading the twelve articles of the insurgent peasants of Suabia. What Luther advised, what Calvin planned, was in the next century carried into effect by a rural community of Englishmen. Towards the close of the reign of Elizabeth, a Chap. VIII.} poor people in the north of England, in towns and villages of Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, and the borders of Yorkshire, became enlightened by the word of God; and, as presently they were both scoffed and scorned by the profane multitude, and their ministers urged with the yoke of subscription, they, by the increase of troubles, were led to see further, that not only the beggarly ceremonies were monuments of idolatry, but also that the lordly power of the prelates ought not to be submitted to. Many of them, therefore, whose hearts the Lord had touched with heavenly zeal for his truth, resolved, whatever it