Title: A declaration of egregious popish impostures to with-draw the harts of her Maiesties subiects from their allegeance, and from the truth of Christian religion. Samuel Harsnett (or Harsnet) (June – May ), born Samuel Halsnoth, was an English . In , he wrote another book, A Declaration of Egregious Popish Impostures, published by order of the Privy Council, which condemned. A Declaration of Egregious Popish Impostures has 1 rating and 0 reviews: Published by EEBO Editions, ProQuest, pages, ebook.

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In his home town of Colchester he is commemorated by a statue on the town hall [8] and a stained glass window in St. Doctor Stanhop, and Ma: Views Read Edit View history.

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Samuel Harsnett

The examination of Sara Williams, taken vpon her oath, the 24 of Aprill In he was promoted, becoming the prebendary of Mapesbury on 5 August [1] and on 17 January the archdeacon of Essex [1] — both posts chosen for him by Bishop Bancroft. Archbishop of York — Digitizing sponsor Associates of the Boston Public Library. Bishop of Chichester — Bishop of Norwich — This Phase I text is available for reuse, according to the terms of Creative Commons 0 1.


In he purchased land in the parish on which he founded both a Latin school which survives as Chigwell School and an English school in Where-vnto are annexed the copies of the confessions, and examinations of the parties themselues, which were pretended to be possessed, and dispossessed, taken vpon oath before her Maiesties commissioners, for causes ecclesiasticall.

A Declaration of Egregious Popish Impostures

A declaration ppoish egregious popish impostures to with-draw the harts of her Maiesties subiects from their allegeance, and from the truth of Christian religion professed in England, vnder the pretence of casting out deuils.

Towards the end of his life he fell ill, signing his will on 13 Februaryto which he signed a codicil on 18 May, and taking the waters at Bath in April of that year.

The armorial bookplate of the Barton Library is present on the front pastedown. Conformity and Orthodoxy in the English Church, c 1st ed. Bishop of Chichester — Shakespeare used this book as a source, pulling words and phrases when writing the play King Learmainly spoken by Edgar while he feigns madness, and John Milton is said to have been influenced by it when writing L’Allegro.

Bound-in directly after that leaf is a bibliographical note in the hand of Thomas Pennant Barton and a similar note in the hand of Thomas Rodd.


A Declaration of Egregious Popish Impostures by Samuel Harsnett

Witchcraft and Magic in Europe: An early pricing inscription, datedis present on egregiius front flyleaf recto. A Cambridge Alumni Database. Archived from the original on 31 March Mary’s Church, Nottingham was a puritan minister who performed a series of public exorcisms in the English Midlands.

As a member of England’s religious authority, Harsnett’s sceptical attitudes, divided equally between puritanism and popery[4] set important precedents for English policy. Add to bookbag Search this text: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. Certaine questions aunswered, concerning the Imposstures of Rome her making, and accumulating yet more dreadfull tooles, and engines for the deuill.

In he served the office of Junior Proctor [1] and five years later became chaplain to Dr Bancroftdeclarayion then Bishop of London and shortly to ebregious Archbishop of Canterbury by whose favour he quickly rose through the ranks.

Collection bplsctpbs ; bostonpubliclibrary ; americana. It has been suggested that it is of Flemish origin but, because of the similarities it bears to the brass of Sir John Filmer in East Sutton, Kentit is now believed to be by Edward Marshall. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.