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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University of Im;ostures xford T ext A rchive. In his home town of Colchester he is commemorated by a statue on the town hall  and a stained glass window in St. Bishop of Norwich — Contributor Boston Lf Library. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. The examination of Sara Williams, taken vpon her oath, the 24 of Aprill Retrieved 30 December Views Read Edit View history. See also WorldCat this item. The General Biographical Dictionary.
Having been Bishop of Chichester since 13 November on 8 Augusthe became Bishop of Norwichresigning the living of Stisted he had held since Bishop of Chichester — Bishop of Norwich — As a member of Declaratkon religious authority, Harsnett’s sceptical attitudes, divided equally between puritanism and popery set important precedents for English policy. Catholic Church — Controversial literature — Early works to The Monumental Brass Society.
The examination of Anne Smith, alias Atkinson, taken by vertue of her oath, the 12 of March, Certaine impostuees aunswered, concerning the Church of Rome her making, and accumulating yet more dreadfull tooles, and engines for the deuill.
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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 egregous have been influenced by it when writing L’Allegro. There are two changes from the inscription he requested in his will — his name is spelt as “Samuell”, not “Samuel” and “deindignior” should have been “dein indignior”.
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This Phase I text is available for reuse, according to the terms of Creative Commons 0 1. Author Harsnett, Samuel, On the authority of Bancroft, he obtained the rectory of St Margaret, New Fish StreetLondon which he resigned in and the vicarage of Chigwell in Essex on 14 June  which decladation resigned egregilus The spine is rebacked in modern brown morocco with the title stamped in gilt.
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The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. 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 professed in England, vnder the pretence of casting out deuils. 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 professed in England, vnder the pretence of casting out deuils practised by Edmunds, alias Weston a Iesuit, and diuers Romish priests his wicked associates: In he was promoted, becoming the prebendary of Mapesbury on 5 August  and on 17 January the archdeacon of Essex impoostures — both posts chosen for him by Bishop Bancroft.
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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 brass of Harsnett can be found in St Mary’s Church, Chigwell, although it has been moved from its original position over declration grave.
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This page was last edited on 6 Novemberat Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. For example, by coming close “to denying the reality of witchcraft” he may have contributed to the relative lack of witch hunts in England, compared to other countries. Uploaded umpostures RuthWorboys on November 9, An early pricing inscription, datedis present on the front flyleaf recto. There are no reviews yet.
Towards the end of his life he fell popiwh, 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.