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An Order Made by the House of Commons for the Establishing of Preaching Lecturers, Through the Kingdome of England and Wales
London: B. Alsop, 1641. Cloth. Very Good. 7" by 5.5". None. A very scarce work on the mid seventeenth century establishment of the lawful right of preaching in parishes in England and Wales, rebound. A very scarce work. Charles is here sanctioning preaching - just prior to the Civil war. An important source for the political situation at the time. ESTC citation number R16975. Collated, complete. Register runs as A4. With forty-five blank leaves bound to the rear. Rebound in a quarter cloth binding with marbled paper to the boards. A very scarce legal work discussing the church, state, and preaching in Great Britain in the mid seventeenth century. Preaching in parishes in England and Wales, a law for to to be lawful for parishioners to set up lectures and preaches. This work was written during a turbulent time in the history of religion in England, being written during an era where religious policy varied under each monarch. When this work was published, Charles I was King, and he was considered to be too sympathetic to other religions in England. Rebound in a quarter cloth binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, generally smart. Fading to the spine and to the head of the front board. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are age-toned and generally clean with the odd light spot and mark. Very Good
Bookseller: Rooke Books [United Kingdom]
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