Baxter's defence against false accusations

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  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/336
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises vii.83 Treatises vii.282
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  • Physical Description
      ff 348-349; 307 x 190 mm.

Scope and Content

Baxter's proofs against the false accusations levelled against him:

  • ‘1˚ I do oft in this very booke owne the Constitution (of the State, &) of the Church as it Consisteth of true Parish Churches & Pastors, & of Diocesanes over them as Successurs of Apostolike men.’
  • f 348v: ‘Reasons against such charges uppon mens unexpressed Thoughts.’
  • f 349r: ‘If I had meant it of any English men, it had not therfore bin Seditious.’
  • f 349v: ‘It is no Sedition which is but Consonant to the Church & most approved writers.’


DWL/RB/1/40 is a copy of this item and DWL/RB/1/19 and 39 with some deletions.

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black vii.282 (also listed as vii.83); Thomas p.21