Thomas Pyke’s petition to the Westminster Assembly of Divines

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  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/191
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises v.151
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      f 84 (f 84r is blank); 180 x 280 mm.

Scope and Content

Addressed to 'the reverend Assembly of Divines the humble petition of Thomas Pyke': ‘Humbly sheweth That whereas that Petitioner is so unhappie, that when he was in a faire way, to remove all exceptions made against him in reference to Croydon, one of Crayford, for his owne ends, hath made new suggestions against your Petitioner,’

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black v.151 (also listed as v.20); Thomas p.26.


  • For Thomas Pyke (1611-76) see also CR. His father, Richard Pyke, may be Baxter’s correspondent – see Corr 617.
  • For Richard Byfield (1598-1664), a member of the Westminster Assembly since May 1645, see CR and ODNB.