Bishop George Morley's answers

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  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/337
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises vii.84 Treatises vii.283
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      ff 350-351; 300 x 217 mm.

Scope and Content

Bishop Morley's responses on the means of uniting the protestant ministers in England. Fairly written by an unknown hand (but incomplete here; the second sheet being in vol. I, art. 47). The marginal notes appear to have been written by Dr Morley himself headed as above by Baxter.


See DWL/RB/1/57; 411

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black vii.283 (also listed as vii.84); Thomas p.13

Related Material

Item 363 (Egerton MS ff. 50-51) is a copy of this item.


  • The text of it is printed in Rel. iii. 110-113, with Baxter’s answers thereto in Rel. iii. 113-140. See also the MS ‘Reliques’, art. 6, (2), (3). Cf Rel. Appendix p. 121 (§ xiii).
  • See also Baxter's An apology for the nonconformists ministry: containing I. The reasons of their preaching. II. An answer to the accusations urged as reasons for the silencing of about 2000, by Bishop Morley, … and many others. III. Reasons proving it the duty and interest of the bishops and conformists to endeavour earnestly their restoration... Written in 1668, and 1669, for the most of it … as an account to the silencers of the reasons of our practice. (1681) and Rel iii, 188.