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The History of the Puritans (5 vols.)

by Neal, Daniel

W. Baynes and Son 1822

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The History of the Puritans (5 vols.)
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Overview

First published in 1732, The History of the Puritans (5 vols.) has been a historical standard on the life and times of the Puritan fathers. In this collection, the influence of the Puritans in England is carefully documented and traced over the course of over a hundred years, beginning with the time of Henry the VIII. Daniel Neal, a minister and historian, tracks the Puritans' effects on politics and social change, resulting in a dynamic and contextual exploration of this time frame. This set is essential for understanding how the Puritans helped to shape England, as well as comprehending the key events and figures involved.

With over two thousand pages of material, The History of the Puritans (5 vols.) is an in-depth study of the Puritans and the history of England. The Logos edition of The History of the Puritans (5 vols.) provides instant access to the influence of the Puritans, making study easy and comparable with other resources.

Key Features

  • Detailed table of contents
  • Includes author’s preface
  • Readable, authoritative edition
  • Over 2,000 pages of historical documentation

Individual Titles

Volume 1

  • Author: Daniel Neal
  • Publisher: William Baynes and Son
  • Publication Date: 1822
  • Pages: 527

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Memoirs of the Author, by Dr. Toulmin
  • Dr. Toulmin’s Advertisement
  • History of the Puritans , from the Accession of Henry VIII to the Death of Queen Elizabeth
  • Reign of Henry the Eighth
  • Reign of King Edward the Sixth
  • Reign of Queen Mary
  • From the beginning of Queen Elizabeth's reign to the separation of the Protestant Nonconformists
  • From the separation of the Protestant Nonconformists to the death of Archbishop Parker
  • From the death of archbishop Parker to the death of archbishop Grindal
  • From the death of Archbishop Grindal to the Spanish invasion
  • From the Spanish invasion to the death of Queen Elizabeth

Volume 2

  • Author: Daniel Neal
  • Publisher: William Baynes and Son
  • Publication Date: 1822
  • Pages: 551

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Table of Contents

  • Preface by Author
  • History of the Puritans, From the Death of Queen Elizabeth, to the Beginning of the Civil War in 1642
  • From the death of Queen Elizabeth to the death of Archbishop Bancroft.
  • From the Death of Archbishop Bancroft to the Death of King James I
  • From the Death of King James I to the Dissolution of the Third Parliament of King Charles II
  • From the Dissolution of the Third Parliament of King Charles I, to the Death of Archbishop Abbot
  • From the Death of Archbishop Abbot to the Beginning of the Commotions in Scotland in the year 1637
  • From the beginning of the commotions in Scotland to the Long Parliament in the year 1640
  • The character of the Long-Parliament—their arguments against the late convocation and canons—impeachment of Dr. William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury—votes of the house of commons against the promoters of the late innovations
  • The antiquity of liturgies and of the Episcopal order, debated between Bishop Hall and Smectymnuus—petitions for and against the hierarchy—root and branch petition—the ministers' petition for reformation—speeches upon the petition—proceedings against Papists
  • From the impeachment of the Earl of Stafford, to the recess of the parliament upon the king's progress into Scotland
  • From the reassembling of the parliament to the king's leaving his palace of Whitehall
  • From the king's leaving Whitehall to the beginning of the civil war.
  • The state of the church of England—religious character of both parties—summary of the ground of the civil war

Volume 3

  • Author: Daniel Neal
  • Publisher: William Baynes and Son
  • Publication Date: 1822
  • Pages: 485

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • From the Battle of Edge-Hill, to the calling of the Assembly of Divines at Westminister
  • From the calling of the Assembly of Divines at Westminister, to the Oxford Parliament
  • The Oxford Parliament—Progress of the war—Visitation of the university of Cambridge by the Earl of Machnester—Committee for plundered, sequestered, and scandalous ministers
  • Of the several parties in the Assembly of Divines—Presbyterians—Erastians—Independents—Their proceedings about ordination, and the directory for divine worship
  • Abstract of the trial of Archbishop Laud; and of the treaty of Uxbridge
  • The Progress of the war—Debates in the assembly about ordination—The power of the keys—The divine right of the Presbyterian government—Committee for comprehension and toleration of the Independents
  • The conclusion of the first civil war—by the king's surrendering his royal person to the Scots—Petitious of the assembly and city-divines against toleration, and for the divine right of the Presbyterial goverment, which is erected in London—Debates between the king, Mr. Henderson, and the Scots commissioners—His majesty is removed from Newcastle to Holmby-House—Farther account of the sectaries
  • Proceedings of the assembly upon their confession of faith and catechims—Provincial assemblies of London—The king taken out of the custody of parliament and conveyed to the army—His majesty's conduct—He escapes from Hampton-court, and is confined in the Isle of Wight
  • The Visitation of the university of Oxford—State of religion at the end of the year of archbishop Grindal
  • The second civil war—The Conclusion of the Assembly of Divines—The progress of presbytery—Treaty of the Isle of Wight—Death and character of King Charles I—His works, and the authors of his unhappy sufferings

Volume 4

  • Author: Daniel Neal
  • Publisher: William Baynes and Son
  • Publication Date: 1822
  • Pages: 517

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Table of Contents

  • From the death of King Charles I to the coronation of King Charles II in Scotland
  • From the coronation of King Charles II in Scotland to the protectorship of Oliver Cromwell
  • From the beginning of the protectorship of Oliver Cromwell to his death
  • From the death of the protector to the restoration of King Charles II
  • From the restoration of King Charles II to the conference at the Savoy
  • From the Savoy conference to the Act of Uniformity
  • From the Act of Uniformity to the banishment of the Earl of Clarendon
  • From the banishment of the Earl of Clarendon to the king's declaration of indulgence in the year 1672
  • From the king's declaration of indulgence to the Popish plot
  • From the Popish plot to the death of King Charles II

Volume 5

  • Author: Daniel Neal
  • Publisher: William Baynes and Son
  • Publication Date: 1822
  • Pages: 515

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Table of Contents

  • From the death of King Charles II to King James II's declaration for liberty of conscience
  • From King James II's declaration for liberty of conscience to the Act of Toleration in the reign of King William and Queen Mary, 1688
  • History of the Baptists and the Quakers
  • Some account of the Baptists, from the days of Wickliffe to the reign of James I, 1370–1600
  • History of the Baptists during the reigns of James I and Charles I, 1602—1560
  • History of the Baptists during the Protectorate
  • History of the Baptists, from the Restoration of King Charles II to the fall of Lord Clarendon, 1660—1670
  • From the Declaration of Indulgence to the Revolution
  • History of the Quakers
  • From the protectorship of Cromwell to the Declaration of Indulgence, 1674
  • From the Declaration of Indulgence to the Revolution, 1674—1688
  • Appendix

Product Details

  • Title: The History of the Puritans (5 vols.)
  • Author: Daniel Neal
  • Publisher: William Baynes and Son
  • Volumes: 5
  • Pages: 2,595

About Daniel Neal

Daniel Neal, born in 1678, was a British historian and clergyman. With the publication of History of New England in 1720, he was awarded an honorary M.A. from Harvard College. Neal wrote The History of the Puritans between 1732 and 1738. He died in 1743.