Browsing by Author "Fawne, Luke, d. 1666."
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TextEEBO-TCP (Phase 2)A beacon set on fire: or The humble information of certain stationers, citizens of London, to the Parliament and Commonwealth of England. Concerning the vigilancy of Jesuits, papists, and apostates, (taking advantage of the divisions among our selves and the states great employment,) to corrupt the pure doctrine of the Scriptures. Introduce the whole body of popish doctrine & worship. Seduce the subjects of this Commonwealth unto the popish religion, or that which is worse. By writing and publishing many popish books, (printed in England in the English tongue within these three last years, therein maintaining all the gross points of popery, ... And blasphemous books of another nature: all made evident by the catalogue and contents of many of the aforesaid books added hereunto. Published for the service of the Parliament and commonwealth. Hoping that the Parliament by sufficient laws, ... will set themselves ... to maintain the faith that was once delivered to the saints against all the enemies thereof.Date of publication:
1652Author(s):Description:Signed on p. 8: Luke Fawne. Samuel Gellibrand. Joshua Kirton. John Rothwell. Thomas Vnderhill. Nathaniel Webb. One of a series in a controversy over the publication of seditious or blasphemous works. The words "corrupt the ...This item contains 4 files (103.14 KB).Publicly Available
TextEEBO-TCP (Phase 1)A Second beacon fired humbly presented to the Lord Protector and the Parliament by the publishers of the first : with their humble petition, that they would do what may be expected from Christian magistrates, in suppressing blasphemous books.Date of publication:
1654Author(s):Description:This pamphlet was one of a series in a controversy over the publication of seditious or blasphemous works. By the so-called "Six booksellers"; signed (p. 12): Luke Fawne, Famuel Gellibrand, Joshua Kirton, John Rothwell, ...This item contains 4 files (307.2 KB).Publicly Available