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A Life of Gilbert Burnet
Bishop of Salisbury

H. C. Foxcroft, C. H. Firth, T. E. S. Clarke
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  • Date Published: April 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107495012

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  • Originally published in 1907, this book contains a biography of the historian and clergyman Gilbert Burnet, Bishop of Salisbury. The book is divided into two parts, focussing first on Burnet's early life and career in Scotland and then on his rise and fall and rise again under the Stuart monarchs. The language used is accessible, and the authors express the hope that 'this picture of a varied career, and a vivacious personality, may attract the general reader, as well as the historical student'. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of religion in England or the life of Burnet.

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    • Date Published: April 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107495012
    • length: 634 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 156 x 36 mm
    • weight: 0.96kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface H. C. Foxcroft
    Addenda, corrigenda, errata
    Introduction C. H. Firth
    Part I. Scotland T. E. S. Clarke:
    1. Family, home-life and training
    2. Youth, friends and early travels
    3. Life and work in Saltoun
    4. Professor in Glasgow
    Part II. England H. C. Foxcroft:
    5. London under Charles II
    6. In exile under James II
    7. The Revolution
    8. Reign of William and Mary
    9. Reign of William III
    10. Reign of Anne
    Hanoverian accession
    death of Burnet
    Conclusion
    Appendices:
    1a. Notes to Part I T. E. S. Clarke
    1b. Notes to Part II H. C. Foxcroft
    II. Bibliography
    III. List of Burnet's letters
    Index.

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    T. E. S. Clarke

    H. C. Foxcroft

    Introduction by

    C. H. Firth

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    H. C. Foxcroft, C. H. Firth, T. E. S. Clarke

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