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The Diary of Samuel Rogers, 1634-1638 (Church of England Record Society)

Webster, Tom [Editor]; Shipps, Kenneth [Editor];

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ISBN 10: 1843830434 / ISBN 13: 9781843830436
Published by Boydell Press, 2004
Condition: Used: Good Hardcover
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Title: The Diary of Samuel Rogers, 1634-1638 (...

Publisher: Boydell Press

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Used: Good

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Samuel Rogers began his diary just before his twenty-first birthday. He was a godly minister from godly stock - his grandfather, father and uncle were all part of the Puritan Movement - and his diary begins as Samuel finishes his education at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Samuel expresses his intense loneliness as chaplain to the unsatisfactory Dennys of Bishops Stortford, and his efforts to obtain comfort from the nearby godly community - including visits to Wethersfield, where his father was lecturer. His isolation eases, and his diary ends, shortly after he is appointed chaplain to the family of Lady Mary de Vere, whose contacts with prominent members of the godly he details in his pages. The diary's unrivalled view, from a day-to-day puritan perspective, of what the 1630s were like for a godly minister 'in the battlefield' makes it a valuable record. For Rogers, everything is of religious relevance: in addition to the social detail of the diary there is also a real and persuasive revelation of the spiritual meaning of Puritanism.

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A fascinating document. THE AMERICAN GENEALOGIST

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