Baxter's 'The true & full Relation of my Speeches & actions about Sir Thomas Rous & his Lady in their Sicknes, as far as concerneth bodily things: occasioned by the most causless & shameless reports of Mr Ballard, a Physitian.'
Baxter’s refutation of John Ballard’s report on Sir Thomas and Lady Rous
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Scope and Content
- For Sir Thomas Rous see Treatises iv, 122 (A).
- John Ballard (1678) may be the physician of that name who practised at Weston-sub-Edge, Gloucestershire. See J Foster (ed) Alumni Oxonienses (1891-2) I, 63.
Other Finding Aids
Argent / Black vi.213 (also listed as vi.20); Thomas p.9
- John Ballard. Printed by Geoffrey Nuttall in Transactions of the Worcestershire Archaeological Society, 1951, vol. 28, pp. 4-13.
- For Jane, Lady Rous (d 1656), Sir Thomas’s first wife, see Corr 9, 33, 281, 377, 395 and Rel i, 89, iii, 142.
- The first part of The Saints Everlasting Rest (1650) is dedicated by Baxter to Sir Thomas and Lady Jane Rous.