The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A Scotch ecclesiastic, born at Dalkeith; became minister of Crailing; first imprisoned, and then banished for resisting the attempts of James VI. to establish Episcopacy in Scotland; wrote a book, "Altare Damascenum," in Holland, whither he had retired, being a searching criticism of the claims of the Episcopacy; returned on the death of the king, and wrote a "History of the Kirk" (1575-1650).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Calderwood, David'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/c/calderwood-david.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.