John Knox : the hero of the Scottish Reformation . no member of Assembly ex-pected the Queen herself to renounce the mass;but it was regarded as important at this junctureto remind both Court and nation that the rite wasillegal; and to the Assemblys testimony may,perhaps, be attributed the withdrawal of Darnleyfrom the chapel, after his marriage, when masswas about to be celebrated. Three weeks later,with a view, presumably, to propitiate Protestants,yet without renouncing Romanism, the youngKing attended service in St. Giles. Knoxs ser-mon did not tempt him to return. He heardhis own and the

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John Knox : the hero of the Scottish Reformation . no member of Assembly ex-pected the Queen herself to renounce the mass;but it was regarded as important at this junctureto remind both Court and nation that the rite wasillegal; and to the Assemblys testimony may,perhaps, be attributed the withdrawal of Darnleyfrom the chapel, after his marriage, when masswas about to be celebrated. Three weeks later,with a view, presumably, to propitiate Protestants,yet without renouncing Romanism, the youngKing attended service in St. Giles. Knoxs ser-mon did not tempt him to return. He heardhis own and the

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