Seconde Parte of a Register: Volume 1

Being a Calendar of Manuscripts Under That Title Intended for Publication by the Puritans About 1593, and Now in Dr Williams's Library, London

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Seconde Parte of a Register: Volume 1

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In 1593, in response to strict censorship in England, English Puritans in Scotland printed a volume of letters, petitions and arguments titled Parte of a Register, which was smuggled into England. Manuscripts for a second book were collected but never published, and were later acquired by Roger Morrice (1628-1702), the Puritan diarist. They are now housed at Dr Williams's Library in London. This is a two-volume study of the 257 documents, which date from 1570 to 1590. They include Puritan letters, petitions, arguments and records of persecution by ecclesiastical authorities, and together constitute valuable evidence of the aims and concerns of the early Puritan movement. Compiled by the ecclesiastical historian Albert Peel (1886-1949) and first published in 1915, this catalogue itemises the contents of the collection. Volume 1 contains an introduction discussing the history of the manuscripts and the first part of the list of documents.

Seconde Parte of a Register: Volume 1 was published by Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing) in March 2012. The ISBN for Seconde Parte of a Register: Volume 1 is 9780511708121.

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Book FormatOnline resource
PublisherCambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing) (March 2012)
Product Code4491947
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