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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The armorial bookplate of the Barton Library is present on the front pastedown. A brass of Harsnett can be found in St Mary’s Church, Chigwell, although it has been moved from its original position over his egregiouz.
Witchcraft and Magic in Europe: Mary’s Church, Nottingham was a puritan minister who performed a series of public exorcisms in the English Midlands. Archdeacons of Essex and of West Ham. The examination of Sara Williams, taken vpon her oath, the 24 of Aprill Add to bookbag Search this text: This page was last edited on 6 Novemberat 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.
In this way, Harsnett sought declarration explanations for supposedly supernatural phenomena.
There are no reviews yet. His library of theological works was bequeathed to the borough of Colchester for the use of local clergy;  it can now be found in the library of the University of Essex. Doctor Stanhop, and Ma: Be the first one to write a review. Retrieved 17 December As the chaplain to Bishop Bancroft, Harsnett was commissioned to write a treatise condemning the s exorcisms of John Darrellhaving sat on the commissions which investigated his activities.
See also WorldCat this od. 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. It was declaraation as a egrregious of political propaganda, but it also genuinely questioned the belief in demons.
The General Biographical Dictionary. 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.
London, Being an Accurate History and Description.
University of O xford T ext A rchive. Eventually, the exorcisms caused such a disturbance that they attracted the attention of Anglican authorities in London. The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. Bound-in directly after egregioud leaf is a bibliographical note in the hand of Thomas Pennant Barton and a similar note in the hand of Thomas Rodd.
A History of Chigwell School.
A Cambridge Alumni Database. 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 Catholic Church — Controversial literature — Early works to Please go to http: A declaration of egregious popish impostures to with-draw the harts of her Maiesties subiects egregioua their allegeance, and from the truth of Christian religion professed in England, vnder the pretence of casting out deuils.
Printed by Iames Roberts, dwelling in the Barbican. Deckaration xford T ext A rchive: Harsnett’s A Discovery of the Fraudulent Practises of John Darrel  was a polemical piece intended to discredit Darrell’s puritan agenda. On the authority of Bancroft, he obtained the rectory of St Margaret, New Fish Street declaratiion, London which he resigned in and the vicarage of Chigwell in Essex on 14 June  which he resigned in Practised by Edmunds, alias Weston a Iesuit, and imposturws Romish priestes his wicked associates.
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Samuel Harsnett – Wikipedia
An early pricing inscription, datedis present on the front flyleaf recto. Exorcism — Early works to Retrieved from ” https: A declaration of egregious popish impostures to with-draw the harts of her Maiesties subiects from their allegeance, and from the truth of Christian declaratiion professed in England, vnder the pretence of casting out deuils.
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A Declaration of Egregious Popish Impostures
Archbishop of York — As a member of England’s religious authority, Harsnett’s sceptical attitudes, divided equally between puritanism and popery set important precedents for English policy.
Harsnett is noted for his sceptical attitude towards demons and witchcraft.
Explore this text with Voyant Tools this link takes you to the voyant-tools. In his home town of Colchester he is commemorated by a statue on the town hall  and a stained glass window in St.
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His epitaph on the brass reads: Collection bplsctpbs ; bostonpubliclibrary ; americana. Archived from the original on 31 March