John is a common English name and surname: John (given name) John (surname) John may also refer to: New Testament Works. Johannine literature. Gospel of John, a title often shortened to John; Johannine epistles. First Epistle of John, often shortened to 1 John; Second Epistle of John, often shortened to 2 John; Third Epistle of John, often ...
In 1688 Pufendorf was called into the service of Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg. He accepted the call, but he had no sooner arrived than the elector died. His son Frederick III fulfilled the promises of his father; and Pufendorf, historiographer and privy councillor, was instructed to write a history of the Elector Frederick William ( De rebus gestis Frederici Wilhelmi Magni ).
However, the court party soon after concocted a fresh plot for the duke's destruction; John boldly denounced his traducers, and the quarrel was appeased by the intervention of the king's mother. 0 In 1678 the university registers which had been in his custody for eighteen years were removed, as it was feared that he would be implicated in the Popish plot .
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