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A History of the Cruel Sufferings of the Protestants, and Others, by Polish Persecutions, in various Countries: Together with a View of the Reformations from the church of Rome. Interpreted with the Barbarities of the Inquisition.
Printed for J. Clarke, J. Newberry, R. Baldwin, J. Richardson, and H. Woodfall, London 1760 - xii, 345 p. Head and tail-pieces. Small chip to top of spine, hinges cracked. Owner's sig. to both free endpapers. Interior clean. Dedication: "To the clergy of the Church of England". With 26 final pages of index. "Writ principally for schools: and being intended as a preservative from Popery and arbitrary power, may be of use in all Protestant families"-T.p. Page 305-28, "Cruelties of the Spaniards in America". Lockman, John 1698-1771, miscellaneous writer, was born in 1698 in humble circumstances. By dint of hard private study he became a tolerable scholar and learnt to speak French by frequenting Slaughter's coffee-house (Hawkins, Life of Johnson, p. 516). Lockman did some creditable work for the 'General Dictionary,' 10 vols. fol., London, 1734-41, including a painstaking life of Samuel Butler (Notes and Queries, 2nd ser. xi. 102). DNB.
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