The Hiëlist schism of 1573 in the Family of Love’s history and its impact on English Familism (2) – or, ‘Who was Daniel James?’

When Giles Creech went to Lambeth Palace, he parted with a good deal of information: new information to the Church authorities and, indeed, new information to us. He confirmed the broad structures …

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Is ‘Three Sunnes’ Everard’s take on the Tregony parhelic event of Dec. 1621?

IS ‘THREE SUNNES’ JOHN EVERARD’S TAKE ON THE PARHELIC EVENT AT TREGONY IN CORNWALL IN 1621?   Tregony is an isolated market town in Cornwall – actually quite some way f…

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Prototype: Violence at Marland (Rochdale)

 

Whilst researching I found records of a couple of especially violent incidences in which Brierley’s family had some unexpected involvements. This one takes place at Marland itself.Just in case you thought the whole book was about ‘motions of the spirit’ and such like…

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The raising of the Egyptian Lazarus

 

Something a little different….

A misguided belief prominent at the time was that the people we know as the Roma(ni) today were actually the descendents of Egyptian slaves – many said of those who had rescued Jesus. This led some…

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Some charges levelled against Roger Brierley – Work in progress

‘Certaine erroneous opinions gathered from the mouth of Bryerley and his hearers’ [Work in progress – because in a while I will probably post the list of all FIFTY charges. These are some of …

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EXTRACTS

SEE THE DROP DOWN MENU FOR A SELECTION Or click on the images below: FINAL DELIBERATIONS OF THE ARCHBISHOP 1623 – A BODY IN THE GARTH THE RETURN OF THE MASTER (1) THE RETURN OF THE MASTER (2)…

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The dating and matter of Brierley’s Burnley sermons

The dating and matter of Brierley’s Burnley sermons This element of the introduction originally started as a footnote. However, after five years, it outgrew its space. This is in no way intended to…

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