Quarto Series Volume 15

Quarto Series Volume 15

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...us malignants and roundheads, in order to render us odious."'' In a document, prepared in 1662 for the Privy Council, it is stated that the congregation "in 1648 did at their own charge put themselves in arms under English commanders for his then Majesties service, and con tributed great summes of money to maintain the King's party then in arms for the King/"" During the absence of Delme, in 1647, his former colleague, Jean Bulteel, occasionally preached in the crypt; but the Consistory, fearing to trouble him too often, asked the Church of London to lend them a minister. M. Cisner was sent down in lIarch, and remained several weeks. Soon after his arrival he was assaulted by some Englishmen on returning from the crypt to his lodging; and the elders, in their regular letter to Delme, expressed an opinion that Poujade was not ignorant of the outrage. About the time of M. Cisner's coming to Canterbury, the elders, in a letter to " the Honorable John Bois, Esquire, one of the Honorable Members of the House of Commons, att his house in Martin's Lane neere the Church," complained that Poujade was threatening actions at law against them.1' On the recall of M. Cisner his position was filled by Jean de la Place, son of a minister of the French Church of London. He arrived in the first week of May, and on the following Sunday preached in turn with Bulteel. The young pastor was popular with both sections of the divided congregation; and, after he had been preaching for some months, the Poujade party, who had refused to pay their contributions to the support of Delme, offered to make him a gift, a proposal which he referred to the Consistory in the fear to compromise himself....show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236876628
  • 9781236876621