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Guide to Thomas, Roger, Reply to accusations made by Puritan ministers. Manuscript, 1590-1675

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Thomas, Roger, Reply to accusations made by Puritan ministers. Manuscript (Ms 109)



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Codex Ms 109


1 volume; 20 x 16 cm


Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
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Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.


Six miscellaneous manuscripts in six hands. Text in English and Latin. Codex Ms 109.

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Also known as "Miscellanea Ecclesiastica," this codex is comprised of six miscellaneous manuscripts, in six hands, mostly fair copies, as follows:

(1) [Thomas Rogers'] point-by-point reply to accusations made against him by ten Puritan ministers of Bury st. Edmunds, Suffolk, and sent to them by Edward Scambler (1510? - 1554), bishop of Norwich, describing the theological battle between a defender of Anglican Church Government against the Puritans of the Bury "classis;"

(2) Historia de Articulis Lambethanis, a brief version of the Lambeth articles, in Latin (fols. 22-27);

(3) William Barlow, lord bishop of London (d. 1613): The manner of his consecrating the church and churchyard of Fulmer in the county of Buckingham, 1 November 1610 (fols. 41-48); (4) A sermon preached in Rome upon Ash Wednesday upon this text: "when you fast, bee not sad like hipocrites: Matthew 6," (fols. 28-40) in English with Latin quotations, an anonymous Catholic sermon from ca. 1590;

(5) Sir Hamon L'Estrange (1605–1660), De Papa Johanna (fols. 52-66), in English with Latin citations --an unpublished contribution, in the author's own hand, to the dreary controversy about "Pope Joan;" and (6) Henry Jenkes (d. 1697), Rationale Theologicum (fols. 67-78), text in Latin with quotations and citations in Arabic, ca. 1675.

Bound in boards.

Text in Latin and English.

Foliation: 78 leaves.

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