Edmund Saunders’ opinion of Baxter’s case

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/170
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises iv.130
  • Dates of Creation
      22 March 1674/5
  • Physical Description
      ff 441-442 (f 442v is blank), 297 x 190 mm.

Scope and Content

The opinion of Sir Edmund Saunders (later Chief Justice) on ten points of Baxter’s Case, considered under the Conventicle Act.‘ (1.) If hee hath the Bishops Licence & bee not a Curate Lecturer or other promoted Ecclesiaticall person menconed in the Act I conceive hee may preach occasionall Sermons without conforming & not incurre any Penalty within this Act.’

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black iv.130; Thomas p.15


Partly (but inaccurately) printed in Rel. iii. 195. See also Rel. iii. 158-160.

  • For Sir Edmund Sa(u)nders (d 1683) see McElligott, ODNB and Corr 1148. f 442r: ‘March 22˚ 1674/5 As I conceive Edm: Saunders’