A Defence of Pluralities, or, Holding two Benefices with Cure of Souls, As now Practised in the Church of England
A Defence of Pluralities, or, Holding two Benefices with Cure of Souls, As now Practised in the Church of England

A Defence of Pluralities, or, Holding two Benefices with Cure of Souls, As now Practised in the Church of England

[WHARTON, Henry; STANHOPE, George]

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Robert Clavel
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1692
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
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  • Details:
    197 p. + ads. 17 cm. Full leather with gold and blank impressing and red spine label. Hinges cracking, especially front board. Slightly worn with one worn corner. Bookplate of former owner on front pastedown. Tear at bottom of rear endpapers. Interior is very clean and bright. Henry Wharton was an English writer and librarian who is best known for his "Anglia sacra," a collection of the lives of English archbishops and bishops, published the year before this work was completed. George Stanhope was a clergyman of the Church of England, rising to be Dean of Canterbury and a Royal Chaplain. He was also amongst the commissioners responsible for the building of 50 new churches in London, and a leading figure in church politics into the early 18th century.