Laing (1846-1864); John Spottiswoode, archbishop of St Andrews, Hist.
Of the Church of Scotland (Spottiswoode Soc., 1847-1851); Art.
School treatises are those of Thomson, Mansion, Bartl, Mollame, in English, French, German and Italian respectively.-Advanced treatises are those of William Spottiswoode (1851), Francesco Brioschi (1854), Richard Baltzer (1857), George Salmon (1859), N.
SPOTTISWOODE (SPOTTISWOOD, SPOTISWOOD or [[Spotswood), John]] (1565-1639), archbishop of St Andrews and historian of Scotland, eldest son of John Spottiswood, minister of Calder and "superintendent" of Lothian, was born in 1565.
Spottiswoode had originally become prominent as an ardent supporter of the strict Presbyterian party, but gradually came to see the inconveniences of "parity in the Church," attributed little importance to the existing matters of dispute, and thought that the interests of both church and state were best secured by keeping on good terms with the king.
Spottiswoode published in 1620 Refutatio libelli de regimine ecclesiae scoticanae, an answer to a tract of Calderwood, who replied in the Vindiciae subjoined to his Altare damascenum, (1623).
Spottiswoode married Rachel, daughter of David Lindsay, bishop of Ross, and besides a daughter left two sons, Sir John Spottiswoode of Dairsie in Fife, and Sir Robert, president of ' To each of his comrades in this journey Spotswood presented a small golden horseshoe, lettered "Sic juvat transcendere montes."
See the accounts prefixed to the first edition of Spottiswoode's History of Scotland and to that published by the Spottiswoode Society in 1851; also David Calderwood's Hist.
WILLIAM SPOTTISWOODE (1825-1883), English mathematician and physicist, was born in London on the IIth of January 1825.
His father, Andrew Spottiswoode, who was descended from an ancient Scottish family, represented Colchester in parliament for some years, and in 1831 became junior partner in the firm of Eyre & Spottiswoode, printers.
In 1856 Spottiswoode travelled in eastern Russia, and in 1860 in Croatia and Hungary; of the former expedition he has left an interesting record entitled A Tarantasse Journey through Eastern Russia in the Autumn of 1856 (London, 1857).
In 1851 Mr Spottiswoode published in the form of a pamphlet an account of some elementary theorems on the subject.
Mr Spottiswoode granted the request and undertook to revise his work.
Spottiswoode, allows the absorption in the apparatus of fig.
Of Affairs of Church and State in Scotland (Spottiswoode Society ed., 18 44); to which should be added the modern classic, George Grub's Ecclesiastical History of Scotland (4 vols., Edinburgh, 1861).
Spottiswoode and J.