Address of London Dissenting Ministers following rebellion of the Pretender

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/232
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises v.187 Treatises v.57
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1716
  • Physical Description
      ff 322-323 (f 322r, f 323v are blank); 565 x 530 mm.

Scope and Content

An address of the Protestant dissenting ministers of several denominations to the King on occasion of the burning of their places of worship; and denouncing the Pretender. Original, on a large skin of parchment; but neither signed, dated, nor endorsed. Black records as being of 'much later than Baxter’s time.' Includes: ‘May it please Your Majesty. When the Designs of Enemies abroad and the Insolence of Rebels at home have raisd in the two Houses of Parliament.


Thomas records this as 'Doubtless the address of the General Body of the Three Denominations, withheld for the reasons given by Edmund Calamy in his Historical Account of my own Life, 2nd ed, 1830, ii, p. 355.

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black Treatises v.187 (also listed as v.57); Thomas p.