Title: Two Tracts: Tract I Entitled, De Nom ...
Publisher: Printed for Awnsham and John Churchill
Book Condition: Good
. Hardback. Date of Pub: 1704. With a prefatory account of the Authors and their work. 8vo, Tract I ? 128pp, Tract II ? 120pp. Condition: Rebound in quarter calf on marbled boards, with raised bands and gilt stamped label on the spine. Page edges are shaded. Separate title pages for each tract: (1) De Nom Temerandis Eclesiis, Churches Not to be Violated. A Tract of the Rights and Respects Due onto Churches; written to a gentleman, who having the appropriate Parsonage, imployed the Church to Prophane Uses, and left the Parishoners uncertainly provided of Divine Service in a Parish there adjoining. The Sixth Edition. (2) The Poor Vicar?s Plea. Declaring that a Competency of Means is due to them out of the Tythes of their several Parishes, notwithstanding the Impropriations. Author(s) descriptions: Thomas Ryves (1583 ? 1652) was educated at Winchester and New College, Cambridge. In 1617 he became Judge of Faculties in Prerogative Court in Ireland. In 1623 he resigned his post and returned to England where he became King?s advocate and subsequently fought for Charles I. He was knighted in 1644. Henry Spelman (born c. 1562 and died 1641) was Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. In 1597 he entered Parliament as a member for Castle Rising and 1604 he was High Sheriff of his county. He served on a commission to inquire into disputed Irish Estates in 1617, and later took part in legal inquiries into the exactation levied on behalf of the Crown in civil and ecclesiastical courts. Not a first edition copy. . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # KNW0010073
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