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Papers of Robert Baron (c.1593-1639)

Identifier: MS BARO

Scope and Contents

The papers are composed of about 8 items containing theological essays in Latin.

MS BARO 1.1-4

1.1 Precatio D.R.B.

1.2 Oratio habita in Academia Regia Abredonensi pro Doctoratu consequendo.

1.3 Disputationes theologicae. 1. De regula fidei principali. Tractatus quinque. 2. De visibili et ordinario controversiarum judice, deque ejus auctoritate, et obedientia ei debita. Sectiones tredecim. 3. De monarchico suprematu quem Beato Apostolo Petro tribuunt adversarii. Tractatus duo. 4. De Ecclesia in terries militante. Tractatus quatuor.

1.4 Tractatus de antecedabeis, seu Dispositionibus praeviis ad veram justificationem legalem: vero discrimine vocationis et sanctificationis. Quaestiones quatuor.


Disputationes aliquot theologicaeā€¦ 357 pp.


  • Creation: c.1600


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Biographical / Historical

Robert Baron was a Professor of Divinity at Marischal College Aberdeen. He was one of the "Aberdeen doctors" who opposed signing the National Covenant in 1638. he was posthumously accused of Arminianism.


8 items (approx).

Physical Location

MS BARO 1.1 - 2.1


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