Petition to the King concerning alterations to the Liturgy

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  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/70
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises ii.59(2)
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  • Physical Description
      ff 439-442 (f 442 v is blank). 303 x 205 mm.

Scope and Content

Two draft proposals concerning the discipline and ceremonies of the Church of England as presented to the King by Presbyterian ministers.


On 22 October 1660 a conference was held at Worcester House, London, the Lord Chancellor’s residence, with Baxter and several Presbyterian leaders present, to discuss the King’s draft Declaration concerning Ecclesiastical Affairs, which had been received on 4 September, 1660.

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black ii.59(2); Thomas p.7


Baxter’s Tracts, vol I. Printed also in Rel. ii. 265-274. See also Corr 652, 656, 658, and Rel ii, 259-76