Henry Robinson (Writer)

Henry Robinson (Writer)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Henry Robinson was an English merchant and writer. He is best known for a work on religious toleration, Liberty of Conscience from 1644. e was educated at St John's College, Oxford, and was a freeman of the Mercers' Company. He had travelled in continental Europe as a young man; and he was much influenced by the Dutch example of tolerance and prosperity. A supporter of the Independent line in religion, against the orthodox Presbyterians, he was involved in controversy with William Prynne. In politics he with Henry Parker lent support in 1649 to Parliament in the debate over 'engagement', an oath to be required affirming the legitimacy of the Parliamentary regime. In the same year he was appointed to government administrative positions, dealing with accounts and sale of crown lands, and in 1650 with farm rents and acting as secretary to the excise commissioners. In 1650 he set up as a business, though short-lived, an Office of Addresses and Encountersshow more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136642778
  • 9786136642772