Baxter’s answer to Lady Anne Lindsey

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/333
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises vii.79 Treatises vii.278
  • Dates of Creation
      c 29 January 1600
  • Name of Creator
  • Physical Description
      ff 340-341; 310 x 190 mm.

Scope and Content

Answer to the Lady Anne Lindsey's letter to her mother, written by Baxter. Includes: ‘[K] Madame, It pleased the truly Honorable Lady your Mother, to shew me your letter directed to hir from Calice, & to give me leave to send you my animadversions uppon it which I am the willinger to do,’ f 341v: ‘I Rest your servant for & in the truth of Christ Ri: Baxter, london Jan: 29: 1660: For the Honorable Lady Anne Lindsey at Calice this bey’

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black vii.278 (also listed as vii.79); Thomas p.7


  • Printed in Rel. ii. 224-229. This is Corr 664
  • For Lady Anne Lindsey (Lindsay), the daughter of Baxter’s friend, the Countess of Balcarres, see Corr 662, 664 and 1027. Lady Anne had been converted to Roman Catholicism by William Johnson (or Terret).
  • See Corr 663.
  • Baxter published his The successive visibility of the Church of which the Protestants are the soundest members. I. Defended against the opposition of Mr. William Johnson. II. Proved by many arguments. (1660). In response, William Johnson (1583-1663) wrote Novelty represt, in a reply to Mr. Baxter’s answer to William Johnson. Wherein the oecumenical power of the four first General Councils is vindicated, the authority of bishops asserted, the compleat hierarcy of church government established, his novel succession evacuated, and professed hereticks demonstrated to be no true parts of the visible Church of Christ. (Paris 1661).
  • See also Corr 525, 537,569, 571, 646, 647, 648, 649, 653 and 655.