A new system of the Apocalypse by a French minister

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/246
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises vi.200 Treatises vi.6
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Physical Description
      ff 200-202 (f 202v is blank); 296 x 204 mm.

Scope and Content

Baxter’s answers to several passages, contained in ‘A new systeme of the Apocalypse by a French Minister’. A small printed book, so intitled, is in DWL (Catal, I, 14). Includes: ‘Pages. 10. 11 &c [By Babilon as St John describeth it, we are to understand Rome Christian, & not Rome heathen.’


  • See also DWL/RB/1/194; 264.
  • The full title of the published work is: A new systeme of the Apocalypse, or plain and methodical illustrations of all the visions in the Revelation of St. John Written by a French minister in the year 1685. and finisht but two days before the dragoons plunderd him of all, except this treatise. To which is added, this author’s Defence of his illustrations, concerning the non-effusion of the vials; in answer to Mr. Jurieu. Faithfully Englished. (1688). Argent notes that this work was written as the revocation of the Edict of Nantes came into force against the Huguenots, prompting mass emigration from France, and clearly demonstrates in its title that Black’s speculation about Pierre Jurieu’s authorship was incorrect.

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black vi.200 (also listed as vi.6); Thomas p.22


A new systeme of the Apocalypse (1685)