The Presbyterian Pater Noster, Creed and Ten Commandments

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      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 8
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      1 f. Apparently a contemporary manuscript copy of the printed broadsheet of the same title (1680?), with the imprint, "Printed for Tom Tell-troth at the sign of ye Old Kings head in Axe-yard in King-street, Westminster". Virgil quotation below title heading.

Scope and Content

Satirical mock Lord's Prayer, Creed and Ten Commandments in prose, with an anti-Presbyterian verse satire "Postscript" by Thomas Ashenden

Administrative / Biographical History

According to the British Library catalogue, Thomas Ashenden also published Some Reflections upon a late pamphlet in a letter to J. H. [i.e. Joseph Hindmarsh.], 1681, and a sermon, No penalty, no peace ... preached at the assizes held at Leicester, August the 10th, 1682.

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Acquisition Information

Purchased from Ralph Howey, November 1960


In English

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The poem is indexed in the BCMSV database

Additional Information

The British Library catalogue attributes the whole of The Presbyterian Pater Noster, Creed and Ten Commandments to Thomas Ashenden

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