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The life and acts of the most reverend father in god, John Whitgift, D. D. The third and last lord archbishop of Canterbury, in the reign of queen Elizabeth; Who, under her majesty, in that station, governed the church of England for the space of twenty years.

Strype, John.

Published by Printed for T. Horne, J. Knapton, R. Knaplock, et. al., London, 1718
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And the remainder of the title-page tells a great deal of what you will find in this stout volume: "Wherein is interwoven much of the history of the affairs of this church; viz. nominations and consecrations of bishops; Bills and petitions in parliament about. religion, and for reformation of corruptions and abuses in the church; Transactions in convocations, and ecclesiastical commissions; the diligence of Popish priests and Jesuits; Methods for the restraint of them; The endeavours of those they called Puritans, to set up a new church-discipline; and the prosecution of some of them; Notices of the first separatists; Visitations of dioceses, and the state of them; Matters of the civil and ecclesiastical courts; Occurrences in the universities, and observations upon divers heads and members thereof; Accounts of prelates, and other learned clergymen and writers in those times; Books and writings of note; Some further discovery and account (besides what hath been printed) of that memorable conference at Hampton-court before king James the first, with the issue thereof, and the effects it produced. The whole digested, compiled and attested from records, registers, original letters, and other Authentick MSS. taken from the choicest libraries and collections of the kingdom. In four books. Together with a large appendix of the said papers, to the number of Cxxix." Folio. Engr. frontis., [1] f., iv, iii, [1 (blanki)], xiv, vi [i.e.iv], 592 [i.e., 588]; 248, viii, iv pp. ESTC T153491. Contemporary blind tooled leather, rebacked in tan leather. Hinges (inside) open exposing the cloth substructure of the rebinding. Title-page backed. Chipping of some margins; some foxing or browning scattered through book; minor worming in lower margins at rear. Ex-library: bookplate on front pastedown, rubber-stamps, pencilling. Bookseller Inventory # 23758

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Title: The life and acts of the most reverend ...

Publisher: Printed for T. Horne, J. Knapton, R. Knaplock, et. al., London

Publication Date: 1718

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