Papers on church government and other topics

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  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/92
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises iii.62(11)
  • Dates of Creation
      16 November 1660
  • Name of Creator
  • Physical Description
      f 153 (f 153v is blank). 330 x 230 mm.

Scope and Content

Declaration of ministers to the King on ecclesiastical matters. This Address was presented to the King at Whitehall, November 16. by a number of ministers listed therein '(…) Sa. Clarke, Tho. Case, Jo. Rawlinson, Jo. Sheffield, Tho. Gouge, Gab. Sanger, Will. Cooper, Will. Whitaker, Tho. Jacomb, Tho. Lye,Jo. Jackson, Jo. Meriton Eli. Pledger, Will. Bates, Jo. Gibbon, Mat. Poole, with many others.’

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black iii.62(11); Thomas p.8


  • For all these ministers, save Sanger and Meriton, see CR.
  • For Clarke, Case, Rawlinson, Gouge, Sanger, Cooper, Jacomb(e), Jackson, Bates, Gibbon, and Poole see Corr.
  • For Clarke, Case, Sheffield, Gouge, Sanger, Cooper, Whitaker, Jacomb(e), Lye, Jackson, Bates, Poole see ODNB. .
  • For Meriton see McElligott.For Sheffield (d1680) see also ‘Two John Sheffields’ in Transactions of the Congregational Historical Society XI (1932) 201-227 and 301..