Sammelband with works by Peter Heylyn, William Laud, and Anthony Wotton (1626-1637)

Sammelband of the following four ecclesiastical works.

  1. Heylyn, Peter. Antidotum Lincolniense, or, An answer to a book entituled, The holy table, name, & thing, &c. said to be written long agoe by a minister in Lincolnshire, and printed for the diocese of Lincolne (London, 1637) ESTC S104011 or S104010. Imperfect. From Sotheby’s catalogue: “[W]ants title and end of third part.”
  2. Laud, William. A speech delivered in the Starr-Chamber, on Wednesday, the XIVth of Iune, MDCXXXVII. at the censure, of Iohn Bastwick, Henry Burton, & William Prinn; concerning pretended innovations in the Church (London, 1637) ESTC S123160 or S108350.
  3. Heylyn, Peter. A briefe and moderate answer, to the seditious and scandalous challenges of Henry Burton, late of Friday-Streete; in the two sermons, by him preached on the fifth of November 1636 and in the apologie prefixt before them (London, 1637) ESTC S104014.
  4. Wotton, Anthony. A dangerous plot discovered : by a discourse, wherein is proved, that, Mr: Richard Mountague, in his two bookes, the one, called A new gagg, the other, A iust appeale, laboureth to bring in the faith of Rome, and Arminius, vnder the name and pretence of the doctrine and faith of the Church of England (London, 1626) ESTC S120313.

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 284.

Unlocated. Note: It is possible that this text belonged to one of Wolfreston’s sons, Stanford or Francis Wolferstan, given their keener interests in matters ecclesiastical.

Windebank – His Majesties Declaration, Concerning His Proceedings with His Subjects of Scotland (1640)

Windebank, Francis. His Majesties declaration, concerning his proceedings with his subjects of Scotland, since the pacification in the camp neere Berwick (London : Printed by R. Young, His Majesties printer for Scotland, and R. Badger, printer to the prince His Highnesse, 1640)

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 243. ESTC S101025.


Ward – The Simple Cobler of Aggawam in America (1647)

Ward, Nathaniel. The simple cobler of Aggawam in America : willing to help ’mend his native country, lamentably tattered, both in the upper-leather and sole, with all the honest stitches he can take (London: Printed by John Dever & Robert Ibbitson, for Stephen Bowtell, at the signe of the Bible in Popes Head-Alley, 1647)

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 213. ESTC R43813, R220973, or R201319.


Wolleb – The Abridgment of Christian Divinitie (1650)

Gostelo, Walter. The abridgment of Christian divinitie : so exactly and methodically compiled, that it leads us, as it were, by the hand to the reading of the Holy Scriptures (London : Printed by T. Mab and A. Coles, for John Saywell, and are to be sold at his shop at the signe of the Grey-hound in Little-Britain without Aldersgate, 1650)

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 202. ESTC R204089.