Sharp, James

Sharp, James,

1613–79, Scottish prelate. As a Presbyterian minister, Sharp became (1650) a leader of the moderate wing of the Scottish church called the Resolutioners. He was captured (1651) by Oliver Cromwell's forces and imprisoned until 1652. Sent (1657) to London to represent the interests of the Resolutioners, Sharp became involved with George MonckMonck or Monk, George, 1st duke of Albemarle,
1608–70, English soldier and politician.
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 in his schemes for the restoration of the monarchy and secretly shifted his loyalties to the restoration of episcopacy in Scotland. After the Restoration of Charles II he was appointed (1661) archbishop of St. Andrews and primate of Scotland and thereupon embarked on a policy of severe repression of the principles of the CovenantersCovenanters
, in Scottish history, groups of Presbyterians bound by oath to sustain each other in the defense of their religion. The first formal Covenant was signed in 1557, signaling the beginning of the Protestant effort to seize power in Scotland.
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. He was murdered by a group of Covenanters on Magus Moor. In Scottish history Sharp is usually pictured as a hated figure.
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The trio are added to next seasons squad list alongside Chester Butler, Brandon Moore, Luke Nelmes, Steve Tyrer, Will Sharp, James Woodburn-Hall and new signing Rob Worrincy, who has rejoined the club from Sheffield Eagles.
QOS: Henderson, Sharp, James, McBain, Waldie, Hamilton, Wotton, Brown, Houliston, McAvoy, Johnstone.
The other riders on Darren's coast-to-coast challenge were Paula Dundas, Ian Stewart, Drew Cossey, Lucien Sharp, James Stewart, Morton Wright, all from Backworth, North Tyneside.
And his players backed his decision as Sharp, James Hayter and Joseph Mills struck first-half goals to complete Doncaster's first back-to-back wins of the season.
Scunthorpe striker Jonathan Forte was left to rue an early miss as goals from Billy Sharp, James Hayter and Joseph Mills gave Rovers a three-goal lead at the interval.
Kick-off was delayed for an hour after one of the stadium's ambulances broke down en route to the ground, but when play finally got underway Sean O'Driscoll's side flew out the blocks with goals from Billy Sharp, James Hayter (below) and Joseph Mills.
Doncaster v Bristol City Wayne Thomas could start, while skipper Brian Stock hopes to return and his midfield partner Simon Gillett is available but Sean O'Driscoll could be without midfielder James Coppinger (leg), Billy Sharp, James Hayter and Martin Woods (all groin).
Back row, from left), manager Andy Donovan, Lloyd Philips, Tom Haynes, Dan Barnett, Matt Dewhurst, Alex Sharp, James Donovan, Jock Lyons; (front row), Dan Driffith, Ollie Lloyd-Thomas, Sam Parker, Rob Maisey.
GEORGIA -- Joan Adams, Henry Bailey, Cindy Mustachio, Gregory Newbill, William Sharp, James Waynick, Robin White
With: Kevin Cahoon, Deidre Goodwin, Aiko Nakasone, Mark Price, Jonathan Sharp, James Stovall.
Finally from Sharp, JAMES REED-DAUNTER opts for Superscape VR (336p): "Await significant joint ventures with their 3D interactive software.