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Religious Tract. 'A Shelter For the godly in thease times of danger' by Robert Abbott

Reference code
MSS/0024
Title
Religious Tract. 'A Shelter For the godly in thease times of danger' by Robert Abbott
Date
c.17th century. Temp. Chas. I.
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; ff. 60. Quarto. Bound with MSS/0023.
Scope and content
A Shelter For the godly in thease times of danger' by Robert Abbott, 'preacher of gods word at Cranebrooke [Cranbrook] in Kent' (fol. 1); temp. Chas. I. Summary of the whole, and of the twelve chapters, fols. Iv-2v. Main text, fols. 3-60, written by a Puritan divine. Reference to the Spanish journey (1623) of Charles I (when Prince of Wales), 'our now gracious king', fol. 43; and to the 'woeful spectacle of the Palatinate' (popular pressure for its recovery, temp. Chas. I), fol. 46. The author can be identified as Robert Abbott, minister of St Austin's, Watling Street, London, and of Southwick, Hants., who published religious tracts including The Danger of Popery (1625).
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/24