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Medbourne, M. (Matthew), d. 1679. / [1666] St. Cecily, or, The converted twins a Christian tragedy / written by E.M.
[1678] St. Crispins triumph over Pope Innocent, or, The monks and fryers routed a tragi-comedy, as it was lately acted with great noise at Dantzick in Poland by the reforming shoemakers, and other retainers to St. Hugh : wherein it is infallibly demonstrated that they who wone had the best on't, and that since people will not be so wise to pluck out their eyes and turn papists, the most effectual and speedy way to convert soul and body together is by strangling, murther, fire and gunpowder.
Cyprian, Saint, Bishop of Carthage. / [1675] St. Cyprian Bishop and martyr, anno 250, Of discipline, prayer, patience ; St. Basil the Great Of solitude translated by C.B.
Person of honour lately deceased. / [1671] St. foine improved a discourse shewing the utility and benefit which England hath and may receive by the grasse called St. Foine and answering the objections urged against it ... / written by a person of honour lately deceased.
Sheppard, Samuel. / [1650] St. George for England, and St. Dennis for France, O hony soite qui maly pance, To an excellent new tune.
[1661] St. George for England:: or, a relation of the manner of the election and installation of the knights of the most noble order of St. George, called the Garter. Which is to be solemnized on the 15. 16. and 17. of April next, at the castle of Windsore.
Bold, Henry, 1627-1683. / [1661] St. Georges Day sacred to the coronation of his most excellent Majesty Charles the II. By the grace of God King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, defender of the faith, &c. / By Hen. Bold olim è N.C. Oxon.
[1700] St. Ignatius's ghost, appearing to the Jesuits; upon the King's signing the act against the growth of popery. A satyr.
Blackall, Offspring, 1654-1716. / [1700?] St. Paul and St. James reconcil'd.: A sermon preach'd before the Vniversity of Cambridge, at St. Mary's Church, on Commencement-Sunday in the afternoon, June 30. 1700. ... / By Offspring Blackall, D.D. Chaplain in ordinary to Her Majesty..
Blackall, Offspring, 1654-1716. / [ca. 1700] St. Paul and St. James reconcil'd.: A sermon preach'd before the Vniversity of Cambridge, at St. Mary's Church, on Commencement-Sunday in the afternoon, June 30. 1700. / By Offspring Blackall, D.D. Chaplain in ordinary to Her Majesty..
Buck, James. / [1660] St. Paul's thanksgiving: set forth in a sermon preached before the right honorable House of Peers in the Abby-Church Westminster, on Thursday May 10. being the day of solemn thanksgivng to almighty God for his late blessings upon this kingdom. By James Buck, B.D. Vicar of Stradbrook in Suff. and domestick chaplian to the right honorable Theophilus Earl of Lincoln.
Mayne, Zachary, 1631-1694. / [1662] St. Paul's travailing pangs, with his legal-Galatians, or, A treatise of justification wherein these two dissertions are chiefly evinced viz. 1. That justification is not by the law, but by faith, 2. That yet men are generally prone to seek justification by the law : together with several characters assigned of a legal and evangical spirit : to which is added (by way of appendix) the manner of transferring justification from the law to faith / by Zach. Mayne ...
Bryan, Matthew, d. 1699. / [MDCXCII 1692] St. Paul's triumph in his sufferings for Christ with some directions how a Christian ought to behave himself under, and may reap advantage by, his sufferings / by Matthew Bryan.
Farley, Henry. / [Anno Dom. M. DC. XXI 1621] St. Paules-Church her bill for the Parliament as it was presented to the Kings Matie on Midlent-Sunday last, and intended for the view of that most high and honorable court, and generally for all such as beare good will to the reflourishing estate of the said church. Partly in verse, partly in prose. Penned and published for her good by Hen: Farley author of her complaint.
Leech, Jeremiah. / [1644] St Pauls challenge, or The Churches triumph: in a sermon, preacht at the Fort-Royal March 3. 1643. By Jer: Leech. And now published at the request both of the generous; and his much honored friend captaine George Dipfort.
[1680?] St. Pauls life and travels from his conversion. And also his several sufferings, unto his martyrdom at Rome. Collected from sacred scripture and serious historians.
D. T. (Daniel Tuvill), d. 1660. / [1635] St. Pauls threefold cord vvherewith are severally combined, the mutuall oeconomicall duties, betwixt husband. wife. parent. childe. master. servant. By Daniel Touteville Pr. to the Charterhouse.
Shower, John, 1657-1715. / [1692] St. Peter's sin and true repentance amplified and improved in a discourse occasion'd by the publick profession of repentance made by T.W., who after eleven years slavery in Turkey renounc'd his baptism and Christianity there ... / by John Shower.
Clenche, William. / [1686] St. Peter's supremacy faithfully discuss'd according to Holy Scripture and Greek and Latin fathers with a detection and confutation of the errors of Protestant writers on this article : together with a succinct handling of several other considerable points.
Southwell, Robert, Saint, 1561?-1595. / [1620] St Peters complainte Mary Magdal· teares. Wth other workes of the author R:S
[between 1688-1692] The St. Giles's broker. Shewing how he was cheated in buying a green goose, with an account of several sorrowful circumstances which follow'd thereupon. To the tune of, Ladies of London. Licensed according to order.
Sulpitius Verulanus, Joannes, 15th cent. / [Anno domini .M.CCCCC.xv. 1515] Sta[n]s puer ad mensa[m].
Dowglas, William. / [1660] The stable trveths of the Kirk reqvire a svtable behaviour holden forth by way of sermon upon I. Tim. 3. vers. 14. 15., delivered by Mr. William Dowglas ... before the provinciall Synod of Aberdene, April 18. 1659.
Firmin, Giles, 1614-1697. / [1656] Stablishing against shaking: or, A discovery of the Prince of Darknesse (scarcely) transformed into an angel of light, powerfully now working in the deluded people called, Quakers: with a sober answer to their railings against ministers for receiving maintenance from their people. Being the substance of one sermon preached Feb. 17. 1655. at Shalford in Essex. / By Giles Firmin (pastour of the church there) upon occasion of the Quakers troubling those parts.
Brès, Guy de, 1522-1567. / [Anno. 1577] The staffe of Christian faith profitable to all Christians, for to arme themselues agaynst the enimies of the Gospell: and also for to knowe the antiquitie of our holy fayth, and of the true Church. Gathered out of the vvorks of the ancient doctors of the church, and of the councels, and many other doctors, vvhose names you shall see here follovving. Translated out of Frenche into English, by Iohn Brooke of Ashe next Sandvviche. With a table to finde out all that which is contayned in the booke.
Bernard, Richard, 1568-1641. / [1616] A staffe of comfort to stay the weake from falling very needfull for the afflicted. By Richard Bernard, preacher of Gods word; at Batcombe in Somerset-shire. Art thou any way tempted, or troubled? reade, beleeue, and reioyce.
Robinson, William, Captain. / [1643] Stafford-shires misery, set forth in a true relation of the barbarous cruelty of the forces raised against the Parliament.: Sent in a letter from Stafford, by Captaine William Robinson, to a gentleman in London, and to be presented to Mr. Speaker. Published according to order.
Rigge, Ambrose, 1635?-1705. / [1663] A standard of righteousness lifted up unto the nations, and an ensigne of grace unto the people, but the flagge of defiance against Antichrist, and all his messengers and ministers, who are under his power and pleading for it, for terme of life all of which are held forth in a plain answer unto Leonard Letchford's quaery concerning perfection and keeping of Gods law and Commandments, which may serve the universal good, and satisfaction of all people who are yet unsatisfied in these weighty matters in this book inserted : with a testimony concerning the natural man who cannot keep the law nor commands of God ... / given forth this 13th day of the 8th moneth, 1663, by a follower of the Lamb thorow [sic] many tribulations, whose name is Ambrose Rigge.
Nicholson, Joseph, 17th cent. / [1660] The standard of the Lord lifted up in New-England, in opposition to the man of sin, or, The trumpet of the Lord sounding there with a visitation to the suffering seed of God in New-England or elsewhere with a warning from the Lord to the rulers and magistrates, priests, and people of New-England, but more especially to the rulers and magistrates of the bloody town of Boston, who have put the servants of the living God to death / written (in the prison at Boston in New-England in America) by ... Joseph Nicholson.
Fox, Margaret Askew Fell, 1614-1702. / [1691] The standard of the Lord revealed he hath led and guided and preserved his people since Adam to this day ... : as also a clear manifestation by the Scriptures of the recovering and redeeming his spiritual seed and body, which is his church ... / given forth at Lancaster Castle 11 month 1665/6 by M.F. a prisoner of the Lord.
Medley, William, scribe. / [Printed in the year 1657] A standard set up:: whereunto the true seed and saints of the most High may be gathered together into one, out of their several forms: for the Lambe against the Beast, and false prophet in this good and honourable cause. Or The principles & declaration of the remnant, who have waited for the blessed appearance and hope. Shewing, how saints as saints, men as men, and the creation shall have their blessings herein, as in the deliverance of the true Church out of Babylon, and all confusion; as in the most righteous and free-common-wealth-state; as in the restitution of all things. Subscribed W. Medley, scribe.
[1674] Stange [sic] and terrible news from Holland of a most lamentable tempest that happened at Utrecht and Amsterdam: which did not only amaze the inhabitants, but did also very great damage to their houses, blowing down an innumerable company of tops of houses and chimnies, and utterly destroyed one of their cathedral churches, and rooted up many trees.
Crompton, Richard, fl. 1573-1599. / [1630] Star-Chamber cases Shewing vvhat causes properly belong to the cognizance of that court. Collected for the most part out of Mr. Crompton, his booke, entituled The iurisdiction of divers courts.
Ireland. / [1690] The state and account of the seizures and other proceedings of the commissioners of forfeited estates, by themselves, and those who were employed by their authority, acting under a commission from Their Majesties: dated July 1690.
Pontaymeri, Alexandre de. / [1595] A state discourse vpon the late hurt of the French king. Faithfully translated out of French, by E.A.
[1682] The State emperick: a new ballad. To the tune of, Which no body can deny.
[1660] The state martyrologie.: Or, innocent blood speaking its mournfull tragedy, in the history of the late anarchy since 1648. to this present time 1660.
Ball, William. / [1655 i.e. 1656] State-maxims, or, Certain dangerous positions, destructive to the very natural right and liberty of mankind. Laid down in a book entituled, The grounds of government and obedience; by Tho. White Gent. / Discussed, and both by Scripture and reason confuted, by Will Ball Esq;
Younge, Richard. / [1636] The state of a Christian: lively set forth by an allegorie of shippe under sayle.
W. W., M.A. and chaplain to a person of honour. / [1681] The state of blessedness by W.W.
Milton, Christopher, Sir, 1615-1693. / [1687] The state of church-affairs in this island of Great Britain under the government of the Romans and British kings
Whetcombe, Tristram. / [1642] The state of Dublin, as it stood the 27. of December, and of other parts of Ireland. Being the copy of a letter sent from a good hand to an alderman of this city. By reading which you will finde the vanity and falshood of those vaine foolish pamphlets invented and published of late. With a strange and unheard of flocking together of severall kinde of birds over the city of Dublin on Christmas eve last.
Evelyn, John, 1620-1706. / [1652] The state of France, as it stood in the IXth yeer of this present monarch, Lewis XIIII. Written to a friend by J.E.
Aungier, Francis, Earl of Longford, d. 1700. / [1673] The state of His Majesties revenue in Ireland as the same was given in to the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of His Majesties treasury in England, by Francis Lord Angier vice-treasurer of Ireland. And also, the humble proposals of the Right Honourable Richard Lord Viscount Ranelagh upon the said state. Together with His Majesties contract thereupon, concerning His whole revenue in Ireland, by letters patents bearing date the 4th of August, 1672.
Person of honour. / [1688] The state of Ireland, with a vindication of the Act of Settlement and commissioners proceedings, &c. also, reflections on the late Coventry-letter writ by an eminent councellor of that kingdom, wherein the said author endeavours to prove, that it was not for murther, nor rebellion, but religion that the Irish estates were sequestred by the forementioned act / by a person of honour.
Pearse, Edward, 1631-1694. / [1675] The state of Northampton from the beginning of the fire Sept. 20th 1675 to Nov. 5th represented in a letter to a friend in London and now recommended to all well disposed persons in order to Christian-charity and speedy relief for the said distressed town and people / by a country minister.
[1692] The state of parties, and of the publick as influenc'd by those parties, in this conjuncture, offered to English men.
Sion College. / [1681?] The state of Sion College London, 1681:
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1683] The state of the birth temporal & spiritual and the duty and state of a child, youth, young-men, aged-men, and fathers in the truth : also, shewing that children are the heritage of the Lord, and that he hath a glory in them / by George Fox.
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1683] The state of the birth, temporal and spiritual and the duty and state of a child, youth, young-men, aged-men, and fathers in the truth : also, shewing that children are the heritage of the Lord, and that he hath glory in them / by George Fox.
[1670] The state of the case betwixt Mr. Sacheverel and Mr. Vernon touching the election of a knight of the shire for the county of Derby, in the place of Iohn Milward esq; deceased.
[1691/2] The state of the case concerning the election at Bridgwater. Polled for Mr. Balch 85. for Mr. Gardner 86.
Levingston, Anne. / [1654] The state of the case in brief: between the Countess of Sterlin, and others by petition in Parliament, plaintiffs; and Mris Levingston, defendant.
Jennings, Samuel, d. 1708. / [1694] The state of the case, briefly but impartially given betwixt the people called Quakers, Pensilvania, &c. in America, who remain in unity, and George Keith, with some few seduced by him into a separation from them as also a just vindication of my self from the reproaches and abuses of those backsliders / by Samuel Jennings.
Clagett, William, 1646-1688. / [1688] The state of the Church of Rome when the Reformation began as it appears by the advice given to Paul III and Julius III by creatures of their own : with a preface leading to the matter of the book.
[1690] The State of the city of London, and their humble desires upon the bill for restoring their charters and liberties:
Wolcomb, Robert, b. 1567 or 8. / [1606] The state of the godly both in this life, and in the life to come deliuered in a sermon at Chudleigh in Devon: at the funeralls of the right worshipfull, the Ladie Elizabeth Courtney, the 11. of Nouember, 1605. And published for the instruction, and consolation of the faithfull. By R.W. minister. Whereunto is annexed the christian life and godly death of the sayd worshipfull Lady Elizabeth Courtney.
Committee of Adventurers in London for Lands in Ireland. / [1645] The state of the Irish affairs, for the honourable members of the Houses of Parliament; as they lye represented before them, from the Committee of Adventurers in London for Lands in Ireland, sitting at Grocers-Hall for that service.
[1699] The state of the navy consider'd in relation to the victualling, particularly in the straits, and the West Indies : with some thoughts on the mismanagements of the admiralty for several years past, and a proposal to prevent the like for the future : humbly offer'd to the honourable House of Commons, by an English sailor.
English sailor. / [1699] The state of the Navy consider'd in relation to the victualling, particularly in the Straits, and the West Indies with some thoughts on the mismanagements of the Admiralty for several years past : and a proposal to prevent the like for the future / humbly offer'd to the honourable House of Commons by an English sailor.
Lee, Francis, 1661-1719. / [1697] The state of the Philadelphian Society the grounds of their proceedings consider'd, in answer to a letter from Philalethes, upon occasion of the Theosophical transactions &c., to a member of that society.
[Verslyn, Francis]. / [1621] The state of the suite in Chancerie, betweene Francis Verslyn pl': agaynst Peter Manning, Michael Palmer and theire wiues &c. defendants is, viz.
[1642] The state of the whole kingdom concerning His Majestie and the Parliament, betweene, London, Yorke, and Hull. In a compendious demonstration of all interceding messages, intentions, or resolutions, either of the King or Parliament, with the respective answers of either. Also, certaine weighty and remarkeable admonitions sent from the commissions in Scotland, both to the King and Parliament, to compose the difference between them.
Scamler, Robert, b. 1653 or 4. / [1677] The state or condition of the religious man on earth being a sermon preached at great Yarmouth, in the county of Norfolk, June 6th. 77. Also, Gods love to laps'd man. In a sermon preached at Northwalsham, in Norfolk, on Christmas Day, 1676. By R.S. M.A. and rector of Taverham in the county of Norfolk.
[1689?] The State prodigal his return coming a true state of the nation, in a letter to a friend.
[1692] State tracts, being a farther collection of several choice treaties relating to the government from the year 1660 to 1689 : now published in a body, to shew the necessity, and clear the legality of the late revolution, and our present happy settlement, under the auspicious reign of their majesties, King William and Queen Mary.
[1690] The State-Proteus, or, The inconstant politician
Carswell, Francis, d. 1709. / [1684] The state-reformer inquired into, in a sermon before the honourable judges at Ailesbury assises in Bucks, March 3. 1683/4 / By Francis Carswell, D.D. chaplain in ordinary to his Majesty.
Bond, John, 1612-1676. / [printed, 1643] The states stability a sermon / preached in Exon before the deputy-lieutenants, captaines, and other militarie officers and souldiers of the county of Devon. By John Bond ...
[1683?] The States-man's almanack being an excellent new ballad in which the qualities of each month are consider'd, whereby it appears that a parliament cannot meet in any of the old months : with a proposal for mending the kalendar, humbly offered to the packers of the next Parliament.
Geaves, William. / [1696 i.e. 1676] Status ecclesiæ gallicanæ, or, The ecclesiastical history of France from the first plantation of Christianity there, unto this time, describing the most notable church-matters : the several councils holden in France, with their principal canons : the most famous men, and most learned writers, and the books they have written, with many eminent French popes, cardinals, prelates, pastours, and lawyers : a description of their universities with their founders : an impartial account of the state of the Reformed chuches in France and the civil wars there for religion : with an exact succession of the French Kings / by the authour of the late history of the church of Great Britain.
England and Wales. / [1644] Statuta pacis, or, A perfect table of all the statutes (now in force) which any way concerne the office of a justice of peace cleerly also setting down the severall duties of sheriffes, head-officers of corporations, stewards in leets, constables, and other oficers, so far forth as the said statutes do in any sort concern them / faithfully collected, and alphabetically digested under apt tables by E.W.
University of Cambridge. / [1625] Statuta quædam primaria & aliquot insuper ordinationes per Dom. procancellarium, præfectos, & (in eorum absentia) præsides collegiorum constitutæ ac deinde in domo regentium & non regentium promulgatæ, vnanimique eorum consensu in statutorum numerum ascriptæ, ad academiæ honorem, salutem, & disciplinam in perpetuum conservandam.
[1693] The Statute-laws perused and revived, or, A Remedy against pedlers, hawkers, and petty chapmen &c. fit to be known by all constables and other parish-officers, also by the ministers in the countrey, and all other persons whatsoever.
England and Wales. Sovereign (1509-1547 : Henry VIII) / [Anno M.D.XLIIII. 1544] Statutes and ordynances for the warre.
Royal College of Physicians of London. / [Anno Domini 1693] The Statutes of the Colledge of Physicians London worthy to be perused by all men, but more especially physicians, lawyers, apothecaries, surgeons, and all such that either do, or shall study, profess, or practise physick.
England and Wales. / [M.D.XXXVIII 1538] The statutes vvhiche the iustices of peace, mayres, shyryffes, baylyffes, constables, & other officers were of late commaunded by the Kynges Maiestye to put in execution, on peyne of His Graces moste hyghe indignation and displeasure
England. King's Household. / [1505?] Statutys for the orderi[n]ge of purueyours or achatours for the kynges moost honourable housholde
Ferus, Johann, 1495-1554. / [1659] [Staurodidache kai stauronike]: The doctrine & dominion of the crosse : in an historical narration and spiritual application of the passion of Iesus. / Written first in Latin by John Ferus ... ; now turned into English for the good of this nation by Henry Pinnell. ; Together with a preface of the translator, containing the necessity of knowing and conforming unto the cross of Christ, short considerations of predestination, redemption, free will and original sin.
Gell, Robert, 1595-1665. / [1649] Stella nova, a nevv starre, leading wisemen unto Christ. Or, A sermon preached before the learned Society of Astrologers, August 1. 1649. in the Church of S. Mary Alder-Mary, London. By Robert Gell D.D. minister of the Word there.
Fleming, Giles, d. 1665. / [1660] Stemma sacrum, the royal progeny delineated, and with some notes explained, shewing His Sacred Majesties royal and lawful descent to his crown and kingdoms, from all the kings that ever reigned in this nation. / By Giles Fleming, rector of Waddingworth, in the diocess and county of Lincoln.
Ward, Edward, 1667-1731. / [1700] A step to the Bath with a character of the place.
Lake, John, 1624-1689. / [1671] Stephanos pistou, or, The true Christians character & crown described in a sermon at the parish church of St. Botolph, Bishopsgate, July 15, 1669 at the funeral of Mr. William Cade, deputy of that ward / by John Lake.
Percy, Henry, Baron Percy of Alnwick, d. 1659. / [Printed in the yeare, 1641] Master Henry Piercies letter to the Earle of Northumberland, and presented to the Parliament, June, 16. 1641.: 1. Concerning the bishops functions and votes. 2. The not-disbanding of the Irish army untill the Scots were disbanded too. 3. The endeavouring to settle his Majesties revenue to that proportion was formerly. With a true discovery of the late intended plot.
Bagnall, Robert, b. 1559 or 60. / [1622] The stewards last account Deliuered in fiue sermons vpon the sixteenth chapter of the gospell by Saint Luke, the first and second verses. By Robert Bagnall, Minister of the Word of God, at Hutton in Somersetshire.
Jenkyn, William, 1613-1685. / [1645] The stil-destroyer or, Self-seeking discovered.: Together with the curse it brings, and the cure it requires. A sermon preached before the Right Honourable the Lord Maior and Court of Aldermen of the city of London, upon occasion of a solemne anniversary meeting, April 9th 1645. / By William Ienkyn Master of Arts, and minister of Gods word at Christ-Church London.
Scarlett, John, Merchant of the Eastland Company. / [1682] The stile of exchanges containing both their law & custom as practised now in the most considerable places of exchange in Europe ... / translated out of Low & High Dutch, French and Italian-Latine authors ... by John Scarlett, Merchant of the Eastland Company.
Walwyn, William, 1600-1681. / [1647] A still and soft voice from the scripture vvitnessing them to be the vvord of God.
Goad, Thomas, 1576-1638. / [1661] Stimluus [sic] orthodoxus, sive Goadus redivivus A disputation partly thological, partly metaphysical, concerning the necessity and contingency of events in the world, in respect of Gods eternal decree. Written above twenty years since by that reverend and learned divine, Thomas Goad, doctor of divinity, and rector of Hadleigh in Suffolk.
Hoar, Leonard, 1630?-1675. / [1680] The sting of death and death vnstvng delivered in two sermons in which is shewed the misery of the death of those that dye in their sins, & out of Christ, and the blessedness of theirs that dye in the Lord : preached on the occasion of the death of the truely noble and virtuous Lady Mildmay / by Leonard Hoar ...
Church of Scotland. General Assembly. / [1650] Stirling, 24 October, 1650. Ante-meridiem. A short warning, from the Commission of the Generall Assemblie; concerning the malignants now in arms:
Malvezzi, Virgilio, marchese, 1595-1653. / [1651] Stoa Triumphans: or, two sober paradoxes, viz. 1. The praise of banishment. 2. The dispraise of honors. Argued in two letters by the noble and learned Marquesse, Virgilio Malvezzi. Now translated out of the Italian, with some annotations annexed.
Stock, Richard, 1569?-1626. / [1641] A stock of divine knowledge, being a lively description of the divine nature, or, The divine essence, attributes, and Trinity particularly explaned [sic] and profitably applied the first, shewing us what God is : the second, what we ought to be / by the late learned and laborious preacher, and worthy instrument of Gods glory, Richard Stock ...
Oldisworth, Giles, 1619-1678. / [1663] The stone rolled away, and life more abundant an apologie urging self-denyal, new-obedience, faith, and thankfulnesse / by Giles Oldworth ...
Rodrâiguez, Alfonso, 1526-1616. / [1631] The stoope gallant. Or a treatise of humilitie composed by the reuerend father F. Alfonso Rodriguez of the Societie of Iesus. Translated into English.
Ives, Jeremiah, fl. 1653-1674. / [1656] A stop to a lying pamphlet falsly called Truths plea for infants lately published by Mr. Alexander Kellie, in answer to a book lately published, intituled, Infants baptism disproved ... / by Jer. Ives ...
Lamb, Thomas, d. 1686. / [1672] A stop to the course of separation, or, The separation of the new separatists from the parish churches condemned by a sober answer to the chief pleas for this disordrely practise : wherein is discovered how contrary it is, 1. To the Holy Scriptures, 2. To the reason of the thing, 3. To the judgement of the old nonconformists, 4. To themselves heretofore.
Lamboll, William. / [in the year 1685] A stop to the false characterizers hue-and-cry: and a reproof to their unfruitful works of darkness. Wherein the folly of B.C. and L.K. is greatly manifested and their malice & envy detected.
[Gray, Dionis, fl. 1577]. / [1577] The store-house of breuitie in vvoorkes of arithemetike containyng aswell the soundrie partes of the science in whole and broken numbers, with the rules of proportion, furthered to profitable vse: as also sunderie rules of breuitie of worke, of rare, pleasaunte, and commodious effecte, set forthe by Dionis Gray of London goldsmith. 1577.
Blackwood, Christopher. / [Printed Anno 1644. Being one of those years, wherein Antichrist threatned the storming of the churches] The storming of Antichrist, in his two last and strongest garrisons; of compulsion of conscience, and infants babptisme [sic]. Wherein is set down a way and manner for cburch [sic] constitution; together with markes to know right constituted churches, from all other societies in the world. Also the cruelty inequality and injustice of compulsion for conscience, by 29. arguments is opened; with an answer to 26. objections brought for the same. Also 12. arguments against the baptizing of infants; with an answer to 26. objections brought for the same. Wherein is displayed to the view of all, from the testimonies of Scriptures, Fathers, councels; the mischiefs, uncertainties, novelties, and absudities [sic] that do attend the same. Wherein is answered the most valid arguments brought by St. Martiall, in his sermon preached in the Abbey Church at Westminister, for the defence hereof. With an answer to Mr. Blake his arguments, in his book cald Birth-priviledge; and to the arguments of divers others. As also a catechisme, wherein is cleerely opened the doctrine of baptisme, together with a resolution of divers questions and cases of conscience, about baptisme. Written by Ch. Blackwood, out of his earnest desire he hath to a thorow reformation, having formerly seen the mischiefs of half reformations.
Bastwick, John, 1593-1654. / [1647] The storming of the Anabaptists garrisons,: vvith a brief discovery of the weaknesse of the same, & of the inconsiderableness of the sconces and forts of all the other sectaries, in despight and contempt of all the which, any Christian souldier may safely march to Heaven, without the least danger; ... In a word, in the insuing discourse, the vanity of all novell opinions is discovered, the ignorance of all the which can no way hinder any mans happinesse: and the baptisme of little children borne of Christian parents, whether Iewes or Gentiles, is proved by the word of God to be lawfull, ... / By Iohn Bastwick, Doctor in Physick.
Strada, Famiano, 1572-1649. / [1671] Strada's musical duel in Latine / much enlarg'd in English by the addition of several traverses between the harper and the nightengale ; together with a more particular account of the issue of the contest.
Strafford, Thomas Wentworth, Earl of, 1593-1641. / [Printed in the yeare, 1652] Strafforiados. The lieutenant's legend as it was first compared, and now published, according to the originall copie. Writ by his owne hand in the Tower.
Bouram, Strage, Dr. / [1696] Strage and wonderful prophesies foretelling the alterations of the time and also the change that will happen in the world, at first what wonderful things will come to pass concerning this kingdom to the great amazement of all mankind, secondly one strange and wonderful prophesie which particularly does mention what shall happen yearly to several kingdoms in the world both by sea and land / by Dr. Bouram
Chetwynd, Edward, 1577-1639. / [1632] The strait gate and narrow way to life opened and pointed out upon Luk. 13, 23, 24 / by Edward Chetwind ...
Aretine, Peter. / [1660] Strange & true nevves from Jack-a-Newberries six windmills, or, The crafty, impudent, common-whore (turned bawd) anatomised and discovered in the unparralleld practises of Mris Fotheringham ... with five and twenty orders agreeed upon by consent of Mris Creswell, Betty Lawrence ... with divers others for establishing thereof / published by way of admonition to all persons to beware of that house of darkness ... by Peter Aretine, cardinall of Rome [pseud.]
Gentleman of good worth. / [1642] Strange and bloody nevves from Miniard: or A bloodie massacre upon five Protestants by a company of papists, meeting them as they were going to Miniard to take ship for Ireland. Also how they first encountred them, and how after some discourse upon religion, cruelly murdered them. As also, how they were taken, and carryed to Bristow Castle. With the copy of a letter found in one of their dublets, directed to the Bishop of Canterburie. As it was credibly reported by a gentleman of good worth, being an eyewitness to the same, and by the swiftness of his horse, escaped their bloodie hands,
[1680?] The Strange and dreadful relation of a horrible tempest of thunder and lightning and of strange apparitions in the air, accompanied with whirlwinds, gusts of hail and rain which happened on the tenth of this instant June, at a place near Wetherby in the County of York, with the account how the top of a strong oak ... was taken off by a sheet of fire ... : as likewise, another strange relation of a monstrous child ... born ... on the nineteenth of May last.
[1684] A strange and horrible murther committed in White-Fryers upon Mr. John Blackston who was found murthered over against the Suger-Loafe, on the 7th of April, 1684.
Locke, John, Cleric. / [1642] A strange and lamentable accident that happened lately at Mears-Ashby in Northamptonshire. 1642.: Of one Mary Wilmore, wife to Iohn Wilmore rough mason, who was delivered of a childe without a head, and credibly reported to have a firme crosse on the brest, as this ensuing story shall relate.
[June 13. 1642] Strange and miraculous newes from Turkie. Sent to our English ambassadour resident at Constantinople. Of a woman which was seene in the firmament with a book in her hand at Medina Talnabi where Mahomets tombe is. Also severall visions of armed men appearing in the ayre for one and twenty dayes together. With a propheticall interpretation made by a Mahumotan priest, who lost his life in the maintenance thereof.
[1680?] Strange and miraculous news from St. Omers being an account of the wonderful life and death of a popish saint and martyr named Mr. Edmund Gennings, priest who was executed for treason some years since : with a relation of the miracles at and after his death : wherein may be observed what lying wonders the credulous papists are made to believe, both against sense and reason.
R. B., 1632?-1725? / [1683] The strange and prodigious religions, customs and manners of sundry nations containing I. their ridiculous rites and ceremonies in the worship of their several deities, II. the various changes of the Jewish religion ... , III. the rise and growth of Mahometanism ... , IV. the schisms and heresies in the Christian church being an account of ... Adamites, Muggletonians &c. all intermingled with pleasant relations of the fantastical rites both of the ancients and moderns in the celebration of their marriages and solemnizations of their funerals &c / by R.D.
Ussher, James, 1581-1656. / [in the year 1679] Strange and remarkable prophesies and predictions of the holy learned, and excellent Iames Usher, late L. Arch-Bishop of Armagh, and Lord Primate of Ireland. Giving an account of his foretelling I. The rebellion in Ireland forty years before it came to pass. II. The confusions and miseries of England in church and state. III. The death of King Charles the first. IIII. His own poverty and want. V. The divisions in England in matters of religion. Lastly, of a great and terrible persecution which shall fall upon the reformed churches by the Papists, wherein the then Pope should be chiefly concerned. Written by the person who heard it from this excellent persons own mouth, and now published earnestly to perswade us to that repentance and reformation which can only prevent our ruin and destruction. Licensed, November the 16th.
[1648] Strange and terrible nevves from the North.: Concerning the Northern great storm arose in the those parts, to the great amazement of all the inhabitants within the realme of England, and the great slaughter of divers poore harmlesse creatures. With, an exact relation of the late fight, and the manner of obtaining the victory by the Royalists party, and the full particulars thereof. Also, another fight in the West of England, betwixt the Parliaments forces, and the rebels in South-Wales, and the gallant successe and proceedings of the forces commanded by Colonel Horton, Colonel Lewis, Captain Jones, Captain Reade. and Captain Griffith.
Fleming, Abraham, 1552?-1607. / [1687] Strange and terrible news from Alton in Hamp-shire being a full and true account of a dreadful tempest which happened there by thunder and lightning, December 19th 1686. This may be printed, Jan. 6. 1686. R.P.
[1651] Strange and terrible news, from Holland, and Yarmouth.: Being, a perfect relation, concerning the inundation of the south sea; and of its drowning the rich and populous city of Amsterdam; with divers other places in Friesland, Holland, Brabant, and Flanders, and the names of them. Also, the over-flowing of the river of Rhine, and sinking 60 parish churches, and drowning 100000 men, women and children; and how they row in boats near Amsterdam, over the tops of houses. Togethek, [sic] with the breaking in of the sea at Soal (near Yarmouth) drowning a great part of the country and many cattle; also casting many ships upon the land, and forcing others to sea in that storm.
[1643] A strange and terrible sight forseene in this kingdome, and city of London:: together with the countrimans antidote for its prevention.
[1690?] Strange and true news from Westmoreland. Being a true relation of one Gabriel Harding, who coming home drunk, struck his wife a blow on the breast, and killed her outright, and then denyed the same: likewise how a stranger did come to the house cloathed in green, the people that were eye witnesses said it was an angel; and how the stranger or angel did give sentence on the man for killing of his wife: also how Satan did break the mans neck that did forswear himself, and the stranger or angel did command Satan to hurt none else, and to vanish; then did the stranger cloathed in green take his leave of the people; whereof he [sic] chiefest in the parish desired it might be put into print, and have hereunto set their hands. Tune is, In summer time.
[1661] A Strange and true relation of a wonderful and terrible earth-quake,: that hapned at Hereford on Tuesday last, being the first of this present October, 1661. Whereby a church-steeple and many gallant houses were thrown down to the ground, and several of the inhabitants slain; with the terrible thunder-claps and violent storm of great hail-stones that then fell, which were about the bigness of an egge, many cattle thereby utterly destroyed as they were feeding in the field. Also, the prodigious and wonderful apparitions that were seen in the air, to the great amazement of all spectators, who beheld two perfect armes and hands: in the right-hand being graspt a great broad sword, and in the left, a bowl full of blood, from whence they heard a most strange and loud voice, to the wonderful astonishing of all present, the fright whereof causing divers women to fall in travel, amongst whom the clerks wife, named Margaret Pelmore, fell in labour, and brought forth three male-children, who had all teeth, and spake as soon as they were born, and presently after gave up the ghost and died together, the like having never been known before in any age! The truth hereof is witnessed by Francis Smalman, and Henry Cross, churchwardens. Peter Philpot. constable. [double brace] Nicholas Finch, Gent. James Tulley, Gent. George Cox, Robert Morris, Thomas Welford, &c.
[in the Year, 1679] Strange and vvonderful news, or, The Full and true relation of the miraculous inspiration of Charles Bennet, born at Manchester in Lancashire: vvho being but three years of age, speaks without the least instruction, English, Latine, Greek, and Hebrew ... : as also the account of his earnest desire to speak with His Majesty, the which he effected ... Munday the 30th of June 1679 ... with many other circumstances most wonderful and strange to relate.
Douglas, Eleanor, Lady, d. 1652. / [1649] Strange and vvonderfull prophesies by the Lady Eleanor Audeley; who is yet alive, and lodgeth in White-Hall.: Which shee prophesied sixteen yeeres agoe, and had them printed in Holland, and there presented the said prophesies to the Prince Elector; for which she was imprisoned seven yeers here in England, by the late King and his Majesties Councell: first, she was put into the Gate-house then into Bedlam, and afterwards into the Tower of London. With notes upon the said prophesies, how farre the are fulfilled, and what part remains yet unfulfilled, concerning the late King; and Kingly government, and the armies and people of England. And particularly White-Hall, and other wonderfull predictions. Imprimatur Theodore Jennings August 27. 1649.
[MDCLXIX. 1669] A strange and vvonderfull relation of a flight of pisfmires, that fell in the town of Lichfield, and about the city of Coventrey: With the manner of their appearance in the air; and their setling in the town: attested by several credible witnesses. Licensed according to order.
[1680?] A Strange and wonderful account of a most barbarous and bloody murther committed by five notorious villains on Tuesday the 11th of this instant May ...
[1686.] The Strange and wonderful history of Mother Shipton plainly setting forth her prodigious birth, life, death, and burial, with an exact collection of all her famous prophecys, more compleat than ever yet before published, and large explanations, shewing how they have all along been fulfilled to this very year.
Trapnel, Anna. / [MDCLIV. 1654] Strange and wonderful nevves from VVhite-Hall: or, The mighty visions proceeding from Mistris Anna Trapnel,: to divers collonels, ladies, and gentlewomen, concerning the government of the commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland; and her revelations touching his Highness, the Lord Protector, and the army. With her declaration touching the state-affairs of Great-Brittain; even from the death of the late King Charles, to the dissolution of the last Parliament. And the manner how she lay eleven dayes, and twelve nights in a trance, without taking any sustenance, except a cup of small beer once in 24 hours: during which time, she uttered many things herein mentioned, relating to the governors, churches, ministry, universities, and all the three nations; full of wonder and admiration, for all that shall read and peruse the same.
[1700?] Strange and wonderful news being a true, tho' sad relation of six sea-men. (Belonging to the Margaret of Boston,) who sold themselves to the devil, and were invisibly carry'd away. : With an account of the said ship being sunk under water, where she continued full eleven weeks : all which time, to admiration, the rest of the ship's crew liv'd, and fed upon raw meat, and live fish, that swam over their heads. : The names of three persons, that were (thro' mercy) preserv'd so long under water, were William Davies, (a man very well known to the merchants in London,) Mr. VVilliam Kadner, and Mr. William Bywater. : There was only one boy drowned. : The truth of which strange and miraculous relation, will be attested at Mr. Loyd's coffee house, near the general post-office, in Lombard-Street; where the original letter at large, will be shewn to any person that desires to be further satisfy'd in the truth hereof; : and by several eminent merchants upon the Exchange.
[1678?] Strange and wonderful news from Bristol being a true relation, how several sheep were found killed near that city, their bellies being ript open, and their fat only taken out of them, all the rest of the carcass being left entire, in order (as it is to be feared) to the kindling more dreadful fires, for carrying on the horrid and damnable Popish Plot and conspiracy for the destruction of His Majesty, and the Protestant religion and government now establisht by law : together, with the examinations taken thereupon, before Sir John Lloyd Mayor, Sir Robert Cann, Mr. Alderman Yates, Capt. William Bedloe, and Sheriff Jackson, and many other of the most eminent citizens of Bristol.
[1679] Strange and wonderful news from Chippingnorton, in the county of Oxon of certain dreadful aparitions, which were seen in the air, on the 28th of July, which began about half an hour after nine of the clock at night, and continued till near eleven, in which time was seen the appearances of several flaming swords, strange motions of the superior orbs, with the unusual sparkling ot the stars, with their dreadful continuations : with the account of the opening of the heavens, and strange appearances therein disclosing themselves, with several other prodigious circumstances, not heard of in any age, to the great amazement of the beholders : as it was communicated in a letter, to one Mr. Tho. Colley, living in West-Smithfield, and attested by Tho. Brown, Eliz. Greenaway and Ann Gutheridge, who were spectators of the dreadful apparitions.
J. W. / [1679] Strange and wonderful news from Glasgow, being a full and true account of a terrible earthquake that happened there on Thursday the 10. of this instant July ... also an account of some prodegies seen in the air at the same time ... with an impartial account of the present affairs of the kingdom ...
Simmons, Patrick. / [1683] Strange and wonderful news from Ireland: of a whale of a prodigious size, being eighty two foot long, cast ashore on the third of this instant February, near Dublin, and there exposed to publick view / in a letter to a person of quality.
Wilson, Elias. / [1673] Strange and wonderful news from Italy, or, A true amd impartial relation of the travels, adventures, and martyrdome of four eminent Quakers of York-shire who in the year 1672 travelled through France, Italy, and Turkey to propagate their religion : wherein is fully and faithfully declared the deigns, endeavours, and attempts of these zealous Quakers for the conversion of the Turk and Pope : with a summary account of the event and success of the business and of all the most remarkable occurrents : as also a faithful narrative of their private discourses, conferences, and disputes which passed between these Quakers and the Pope, the Cardinal Nephew, and Cardinal Barbarini : also of their voyage to Constantinople and of their most barbarous, cruel, and bloody death by the special command of the Mufti and the Vizier Bassa / faithfully and compendiously related by Elias Wilson.
[1679] Strange and wonderful news from Linconshire [sic], or, A dreadful account of a most inhumane and bloody murther committed upon the body of one Mr. Carter, by the contrivance of his elder brother, who had soon after found out, by the appearance of a most dreadful and terrible ghost, sent by Almighty Providence for the discovery as also, the manner of its appearance in several shapes and forms, with fresh bleeding wounds, still pursuing the murtherer from place to place, with the relation how he endeavoured to conjure it down, and of its appearance and declaration of the murtherers, and of the confession of the murderer when apprehended, with many other remarkable circmstances [sic] / this was communicated in a letter to a gentleman of very good quality in London, the truth of which is attested under the hands of George Smith, James Simson and Gregory Wilson, men of good repute and fame, living near Stampford.
T. W. / [1681?] Strange and wonderful news from Norwich the like not in all England besides, in a letter from Norwich, to a friend in London.
W. B. / [1681] Strange and wonderful news from the lords in the Tovver, or, A dialogue between them and my Lord Staffords ghost
[1682] Strange and wonderful prophecies and predictions taken from the apparition of the late dreadful comet, the last wonderful ecclips, and the great and signal conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn in the fiery trigon, that will happen on the twenty-third of October next ... as likewise a prophesy of Mr. Lillies, and one of Bishop-Ushers found some time after their death.
Queensberry, James Douglas, Duke of, 1662-1711. / [1651] A strange and wonderful prophesie of Mr. Douglas a Scotchman;: written by his own hand, and sent to their young King, full of wonder and admiration: wherein he foretels the great things that shall befall his person, this present yea[r] [1]651. VVith a great battel to be fought on the 15. of May next, between the English and the Scots, the event and success thereof 20. Lords to b[e] beheaded, and 20000 horse and foot totally vanquished and subdued, and what [shall] happen upon the obtaining this great victory. Also the S[c]ots Kings dream, the same night, after he was crowned, concerning England, Scotland, and Ireland, and by himself interpreted, and delivered to the Lord of his privie councel; VVith the strange apparation that appeared to him in the said dream, and the Lord Ogleby his speech touching the same. Signed by James Douglas, the authour of these prophetical observations, and licensed according to order.
[in the year, 1674] A strange and wonderful relation from Shadvvel or, The devil visible: Being a most true and faithful account how the devil in human shape, on the 3d. of this instant July, made his appearance to a gentlewoman there, (a person that had formerly lived well, but now reduced to poverty) with a bag of money in one hand, and a knife in the other, tempting her to murther one of her children. As also how she refused, and resisted his temptation, imploring the prayers of her neighbours, of whom, two plainly saw this evil spirit, going forth of the house.
[1677] A Strange and wonderful relation of a clap of thunder: which lately set fire to the dwelling-house of one Widow Rosingrean, living in the town of Ewloe, in the parish of Howerden in the county of Flint ... : also another relation of a sow of one John Bartington's of Broad-Lane in the same town ...
Skinner, John, fl. 1681. / [1681-1684] A strange and wonderful relation of Margaret Gurr of Tunbridge, in Kent; shewing, how she was afflicted with devils. As also, how they entred into her, and spake in her and tempted her to kill herself; and how she was taken up by devils and witches and was flying in the ayr. Also, the marvelous cures done by Dr. Skinner in these three counties, viz. Sussex, Surrey, and Kent, the like strange cures hath scarce been done or heard of ... / Iohn Skinner, of Westram, in Kent ...
Ness, Christopher, 1621-1705. / [1683] A strange and wonderful trinity, or, A triplicity of stupendious prodigies consisting of a wonderful eclipse, as well as of a wonderful comet, and of a wonderful conjunction, now in its second return, seeing all these three prodigious wonders do joyntly portend wonderful events, all meeting together in a strange harmonious triangle : and all are the three royal heralds, successively sent from the King of Heaven, to sound succeeding alarms, for awakening a slumbering world : beware the third time ...
R. E. / [1693] Strange and wonderful visions being something concerning a child that lay fourteen days and nights in a trance, and spoke not a word for nine weeks together, and when she came to her speech, she spake wonderful things : as also, of a man in Germany, under the like circumstance, but exprest more fully, what he had seen of the joys of heaven, and the torments of hell.
Magini, Giovanni Antonio, 1555-1617. / [1624] A strange and wonderfull prognostication: or rather, prenomination of those accidents which shall, or at least are likely to happen as may be coniectured by the rules and directions of astrology, in this yeare 1624. Written by Anthonio Magini, an Italian professor of the mathematickes, and much experienced in astonomy. And now faithfully translated into English.
Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637. / [between 1647-1665] A strange banquet, or, The divels entertainment by Cook Laurell at the Peak in Devonshire, with a true relation of the several dishes. The tune is, Cook Laurell.
Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637. / [1695?] A strange banquet: or, The devil's entertainment by Cook Laurel, at the Peak in Derby-shire; with an account of the several dishes served to table. To the tune of, Cook Laurel, &c.
Robinson, William, fl. 1678. / [1678] A strange but true narrative of the delusion of the devil at a late Quakers meeting, on one John Thurston. How he was seduced to turn Quaker, and possessed by an evil spirit and of a tempation he had to cut his own throat, and how he was preserved therefrom and several passages which happen'd to him in the time of his delusion / attested to by Mr. William Robinson.
[1697] Strange, dreadful, and amazing news from York. Giving a sad and terrible account of God's fearful judgment on one Winam Tendin, near Rippon in the county of York. Who, upon his father's death, perswading his aged tender mother to deliver up her estate and goods to him, upon a slight pretence of quarrel, soon after turned her out of doors a begging, threatning those that should relieve her, so that coming almost starved to his house, when he was making a great feast, he caused the victuals to be set away, and drove her out of his gate: with the words she thereupon uttered. And how his food was turned into fierce poisonous serpents, that stung him to death. And many other circumstances attending so dreadful relaation [sic]. A dreadful relation of a prodigious motion of the earth, near Charleville, in the county of Limerick, in Ireland, on the 7th day of June, 1697. ... sinking hills and raising valleys; and by what means it began and ceased its motion.
[in the yeare MDCXLVII. 1647] Strange nevves from Campania a province in Italy:: being a true relation of one who slept at noon-time of day, how his spirit was transported into the province of Campania in Italy, by chance, near unto the lake Avernus, also his discourse with an old man of that province, concerning the present distempers in those parts, not unlike these in England, who after his recovery out of an extasie (by reason of the cruelties and bloud-sucking oppressions in that province) writ these ensuing lines:.
Riville, P. / [1641. i.e. 1642] Strange nevves from France, or, the copie of a letter which was sent from thence to the ordinary ambassador for the King of France,: unto his Majesty of great Brittaine, who lyes in Lincolnes Inne-Fields, Febr. 8. 1641. Wherein is set downe a true relation of a most wonderfull apparition and terrible spectacle that was seene upon a mountaine in Province, February 4. 1641. Vnto the amazement of all the spectators, to the number of above two thousand. Faithfully translated into English, according to the French copie. By W. V. Gent.
T. C. / [June 11. 1650] Strange nevves from the north.: Containing a true and exact relation of a great and terrible earth-quake in Cumberland and Westmerland. With the miraculous apparition of three glorious suns that appeared at once. And other wonderful appearances that happened in Yorkeshire, of divers bodies of armed men marching, and riding through every town for twelve miles compass about Malton, with the strange accidents that befel the cattel therabout through fright thereof, to the admiration of many thousand beholders. Together with, the charge against Charles Howard Esquire High Sheriff of the county of Cumberland. Verefied by severall gentlemen of known and approved credit.
[1685] Strange nevvs from Shadvvell, being a true and just relation of the death of Alice Fowler, who had for many years been accounted a witch; together with the manner how she was found dead with both her great toes ty'd together, and laid out on the floor having a blanket flung over her. She being left lock'd up alone by her nurse, with a discovery of what markes or teats were found about her, when she was searched by the neighbours.
[1612] Strange newes from Antvvarpe which happened the 12. of August last past. 1612. First printed in Dutch at Bergen ap Zoame by Ioris Staell and now translated into English by I.F.
[1667] Strange newes from Virginia: being a true relation of a great tempest in Virginia, by which many people lost their lives ... : as a further addition to this calamity, the sea exceeded its usual height above twelve foot, overflowing all the plain country ...
[1642] Strange newes from Warwicke, which hapned on Thursday last being the 17. day of November, 1642.: Manifesting how one Jeremiah Stone, a corporall of a company of Dragooners under his Excellence, being wounded at the battell at Keynton, came to the Anchor at Warwick a little inne, and gave the hostesse of the house a bagge of money to keepe for him until such time as hee had recovered his health. Also how the said hostesse conspired with her husband to couzen the said souldier of his money, causing him to be imprisoned for offering to demand it. With the manner how they forswore themselves before the bench, and how Gods judgement immediatly fell upon them, to the terrour and amazement of all that great assembly. Whereunto is annexed another fearefull example which happened at Coventrey.
N. R., student in astrology. / [1652] Strange newes of the sad effects of the fatall eclipse happening the 29th of this March, 1652.: Also a prediction of the future fate of the king of Scots: Likewise an old prophesie (never before extant) referring to the Prince of Conde (now in armes against the King of France) positively determining what will be the issue of the said Princes attempts. With the direful effects and prodigies (probably) to be expected in the aire on Monday 29 March, 1652. With other remarkable things never before published. / By N.R. Student in astrology.
Hopper, Mrs. / [1679] Strange news from Arpington near Bexly in Kent being a true narrative of a young maid who was possest with several devils or evil spirits, one of which, by the prayers of a pious and religious doctor, who came to visit her, was fetcht out of her body and appear'd in the room in the likeness of a large snake, and twisted it self about the doctors neck whilst he was at his devotion : with an account also of other devils which yet remain in her, and reveal several strange things, the like never heard before, of which the contents within will give you a particular account / this narrative is attested by several persons of credit, but amongst many others by one Mrs. Hopper ...
[1679] Strange news from Barkshire of an apparition of several ships and men in the air, which seemed to the beholders to be fighting they were seen by the carrier of Cirencester and his company, as they were upon the road coming for London, near Abbington, on Tuesday the 26th of August, 1679 : of the truth of which you may be fully satisfied at the Sarazens Head Inn in Carter-Lane, London.
Wilkison, Richard / [in the year 1681] Strange news from Bishop-Hatfield in Hertford-shire, January the 25 1680. Being a relation of Elizabeth Freeman, a single woman, aged about one and thirty years ... taken before Sr. Joseph Jordan, knight, and Richard Lee, D. D. Rector of Hatfield, and Chaplain Ordinary to his Majesty.
J. G. / [1684] Strange news from Plymouth, or, A wonderful and tragical relation of a voyage from the Indies where by extraordinary hardships, and the extremities of the late great frost, several of the seamen and others miserably perish'd : and for want of provision, cast-lots for their lives, and were forced to eat one another, and how a Dutch merchant eat part of his own children, and then murdered himself because he would not kill his wife : with the miraculous preservation of George Carpinger, an English seaman, and the Dutch merchants wife, now a shore at Plymouth : in a letter to Mr. D.B. of London, merchant.
Douglas, James, fl. 1651. / [1651] Strange news from Scotland and their young King his dream concerning England: with the appearing of a wonderful vision to him in the night, and what happened thereupon: together, with his speech to the lords of his privie councel; and a dreadful prophesie of Mr. Douglas a Scotchman, written by his own hand, and sent to their young King, full of wonder and admiration; wherein he fortells the great things that shall befall his person, this present year 1651. With a great battel to be fought on the 5. of May next, between the English and the Scots, the event and success thereof. 20. Lords to be beheaded, and 20000 horse and foot totally vanquished and subdued, and what shall happen upon the obtaining this great victory. / Signed by James Douglas, the author of the these prophetical observations, and licensed according to order.
Horsley, Thomas, Mr. / [1679] Strange news from Staffordshire being a true relation of two bloody murders committed by one Andrew Sympson, upon the bodies of a young man and a young woman.
[Reddish, William]. / [1680?] Strange news from Stratton in Cornwal: or, A true relation of a cruel b[l]oody murther commited by one J.R. upon his own father, for lucre of enjoying his estate who (after he had committed the fact, and laid the knife in the bed where his father lay) called in several neighbours to witness that his father had murthered himself; bu [sic] upon search, his shirt and breast were found besprinkled with his fathers blood; upon which search he fell in a swound, and after his recovery confest the fact, and is now in goal [sic] Written by one William Reddish, who was in Stratton at the same time when the murther was committed: and written since in a letter to Mr. Pearce Manaton in Windmill-Court in the Burcherrow near Temple-Barr, by his brother, living within half a mile of the said town. With allowance.
J. D. (John Darell) / [1652] Strange news from th' Indies, or, East-India passages further discovered
[in the Year 1677] Strange news from the deep: being a full account of a large prodigious whale, lately taken in the river Wivner, within six miles of Colchester : declaring the strange manner of its coming up, by what unusuall means it was seized upon by the neighboring inhabitants : also an account of the like prodigious accidents in general.
Lilly, William, 1602-1681. / [1677] Strange news from the east, or, A sober account of the comet or blazing-star that has been seen several mornings of late giving a relation of its time of rising, colour, magnitude and other circumstances : with an historical discourse of the most eminent comets that have been seen for some hundreds of years, and the effects that followed / by W.L.
[1670] Strange news from Tovver-Ditch: being a perfect relation of the vast quantity of fish taken there on Fryday the 20th of this instant October : with the strange manner of their coming in ... as also, the most profitable conjectures of intelligent persons concerning the cause or reason of this wonderful accident.
[1677] Strange news from Virginia being a full and true account of the life and death of Nathanael Bacon, Esquire, who was the only cause and original of all the late troubles in that country : with a full relation of all the accidents which have happened in the late war there between the Christians and Indians.
[Printed in the Year, 1679] Strange news from West-Smithfield, or, The Man-child of Manchester: being a true and impartial account of the prodigious knowledge and elocution of a male-infant, of three years of age, newly brought up to the Bear-Inn in Smithfield ...
[1663?] Strange news from Westmoreland. Being a true relation of one Gabriel Harding, who coming home drunk, struck his wife a blow on the breast and killed her out right; then did he forswear the evil deed which he knew himself guilty of. Likewise how a stranger did come to the house cloathed in green, the people that were eye witnesse said it was an angel. Likewise how the stranger or angel did give sentence upon the man for killing of his wife. Also how Satan did break the mans neck that did forswear himself; and the stranger or angel did command Satan to hurt none else, and to vanish: which being done, there was a pleasant harmony of musick heard to sound: then did the stranger cloathed in green, take his leave of the people; whereof the chiefest in the parish desired it might be put in print, and have hereunto set their hands. To the tune of, In summer time.
Sadler, Anthony, b. 1610. / [1664] Strange news indeed: from Mitcham in Surry. Of the treacherous and barbarous proceedings, of Master Robert Cranmer merchant of London; against Master Anthonie Sadler, vicar of Mitcham. How that well known minister, for prosecuting that enough known merchant, in a suite at civil law; for the vindication of the churches rights: and for presenting him into the ecclesiastical court; for the vindication of the churches discipline: hath been (of late) defamed, imprisoned, and complotted to be ruined, by him and his party. As, is very briefly, but very truly related, in this letter and petition, to the Lord Bishop of Winton.
[1606] Strange ne[w]es.
L. P. (Laurence Price), fl. 1625-1680? / [1648] Strange-predictions related at Catericke in the north of England:: by one who saw a vision, and told it himselfe to the company with whom he was drinking healths; how he was struck, and an angel appeared to him with a sword. A revelation made to him; and the whole narrative of the same. Certified by a letter from an eminent person.
Ahivah. / [1660] A strange prophecie presented to the Kings most Excellent Majesty, by a woman-Quaker (all in white) called Ahivah. With her petition and proposals for the saints liberties, to our gracious Lord and Sovereign King Charles; and a declaration of the Quakers, touching His Royal Majesties reign within those his realms and dominions
Warren, William, Citizen of London. / [Anno. Dom. 1643] Strange, true, and lamentable newes fron Exceter, and other parts of the Western countreyes shewing how cruelly the resolute cavaliers have dealt with the inhabitants since the departure of that right noble commander the Earl of Stamford now Sir Iohn Berkly is chief Governour of Exceter placed there by His Maiesty testified under the hand of VVilliam VVarren Citizen of London living in Threed Needle street, an eye witnesse thereof.
Hieronymus Magomastix. / [1650] The strange vvitch at Greenvvich,: (ghost, spirit, or hobgoblin) haunting a wench, late servant to a miser, suspected a murtherer of his late vvife: with curious discussions of walking spirits and spectars of dead men departed, for rare and mysticall knowledge and discourse, / by Hieronymus Magomastix. April 24. 1650. Imprimatur. John Dovvname.
[1653] The Strange vvonder of the world, Or the great gyant described. With the monsterousness of his stature, his conditions, the place where, and the manner how he was taken. As also, his residence in Portsmouth Road, in an East Indy merchants ship, called the Nonsuch; with the great preparations making for his bringing up to London; and what is intended to be done with him there.
I. H., Gentleman. / [1642] A strange vvonder or a wonder in a vvoman,: vvherein is plainely expressed the true nature of most women. Especially of some emminent women in this citie. Likewise a plaine discription of many mad tricks and slights lately performed by a zealous sister which was overcome with the Spirit. Written by I. H. gentleman.
[1674] A strange wonder in Wiltshire, affirmed by three ministers that were eye-witnesses of this following relation.
[1641. i.e. 1642] A strange wonder, or, the cities amazement. Being a relation occasioned by a wonderfull and vnusuall accident, that happened in the river of Thames, Friday, Feb. 4. 1641. There flowing two tydes at London-Bridge, within the space of an houre and a halfe, the last comming with such violence and hideous noyse that it not onely affrighted, but even astonished above 500. water-men that stood beholding it, on both sides the Thames. Which latter tyde rose sixe foote higher then the former tyde had done, to the great admiration of all men.
[1622] The strangling and death of the Great Turke, and his two sonnes VVith the strange preservation and deliverance of his Vncle Mustapha from perishing in prison, with hunger and thirst, the young emperour now three dayes before having so commanded. A wonderfull story, and the like never heard of in our moderne times, and yet all to manifest the glory and providence of God, in the preservation of Christendome in these troublesome times. Printed this fifteenth of Iuly.
La Roberdière, Alexandre de. / [Imprimé en l'an 1680] Les stratagemes d'amour nouvelle curieuse, dedi è è a Madame la Duchesse Mazarin / par le Sieur de la Roberdiere.
Frontinus, Sextus Julius. / [1686] The stratagems of war, or, A collection of the most celebrated practices and wise sayings of the great generals in former ages written by Sextus Julius Frontinus, one of the Roman consuls ; now English'd, and enlarged with a new collection of the most noted strategems and brave exploits of famous and modern generals ... by M.D.A.
Cooper, Andrew, fl. 1660. / [1660] Stratologia, or, The history of the English civil vvarrs in English verse : containing a brief account of all fights, most skirmishes, stratagems and sieges in England, from the very first originall of our late warres, till the martyrdome of King Charles the First of blessed memory / by an eye-witnesse of many of them, A.C.
Assarino, Luca, 1602-1672. / [1651] La stratonica, or, The unfortunate queen a new romance / written in Italian by Luke Assarino and now Englished by J.B.
Nixon, Anthony. / [1613] A straunge foot-post vvith a packet full of strange petitions. After a long vacation for a good terme.
Griffith, Alexander, d. 1690. / [1654] Strena Vavasoriensis,: a Nevv-Years-gift for the Welch itinerants, or a hue and cry after Mr. Vavasor Powell, metropolitan of the itinerants, and one of the executioners of the Gospel, by colour of the late Act for the propagation thereof in Wales; as also a true relation of his birth, course of life, and doctrines; together with a vindication of several places of Scripture wrested and abused, against the present government, and all publick ministers of this nation. His hymn sung in Christ-Church London; with an antiphona there unto; and a lively description of his propagation.
Baker, Richard, d. 1697. / [1660?] The strength and power of God manifested (in the creatures weakness) against the hard judgment and judgments of cruel and unreasonable minded men ...
[Hickocks, William, fl. 1674] / [1674] Strength made perfect in weakness In four sermons preached by William Hickocks M.A.
Lilburne, John, 1614?-1657. / [Printed 1649] Strength out of vveaknesse. Or, The finall and absolute plea of Lieutenant-Col. John Lilburn, prisoner in the Tower of London, against the present ruling power siting at Westminster.: Being an epistle writ by him, Sep. 30. 1649. to his much honored and highly esteemed friend, Master John Wood, Mr. Robert Everard, ... whose names are subscribed Aug. 20. 1649. to that excellent peece, entituled The Levellers (falsly so called) vindicated; being the stated case of the late defeated Burford troops. And to Charles Collins, Anthony Bristlebolt, ... whose names are subscribed, August 29. 1649. to that choicest of peeces, entituled An out-cry of the young-men and apprentices of London, after the lost fundamentall-lawes and liberties of England. Which said plea or epistle, doth principally contein the substance of a conference, betwixt Master Edmond Prideaux, the (falsly so called) attorney-generall, and Lievetenant-Colonell John Lilburne, upon Friday the 14 of September 1649. at the chamber of the said Mr. Prideaux, in the Inner-Temple.
Ruse, Hendrik, 1624-1679. / [1668] The strengthening of strong-holds invented on several occasions and practised during the late wars, as well in the United Provinces, as in France, Germany, Italy, Dalmatia, Albania, and the neighbouring countries / by Henry Ruse ... ; translated out of the Low-Dutch-copy by His Majesties command.
Fathers, John. / [1648] The strife of brethren, and A treaty for peace two sermons, the one preached at the morning lecture ... / by John Fathers ...
Wilkinson, Robert, Dr. in Divinity. / [1625] The stripping of Ioseph, or The crueltie of brethren to a brother. In a sermon before his Maiestie at White-Hall, by Robert Wilkinson, Doctor in Diuinitie, chaplaine in ordinarie to his Maiestie, and late pastor of Saint Olaues in Southwarke. With a consolatorie epistle, to the English-East-India Companie, for their vnsufferable wrongs sustayned in Amboyna, by the Dutch there. Published and presented vnto them, by Tho. Myriell pastor of Saint Stephens in Walbrooke.
[1646] The strong castle of Gothridge taken by Colonell Birch: Sir Henry Lingen, and fifty gentlemen taken prisoners, all the officers and souldiers at mercy, and all the armes and ammunition, bagg and baggage taken by the said Colonell Birch, on Fryday last, July 31. 1646. Monday the 3d. of August, 1646. This letter of Colonell Birches, with the two other letters, are examined and printed, and published according to order of Parliament.
Jackson, James, fl. 1674-1708. / [1674] The strong man armed cast out and his goods spoiled, or, The poor man sitting at Jesus's feet clothed and in his right mind being a true convert's testimony of the power of the Lord in turning the soul from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God ... / formerly given forth in writing unto my relations and acquaintance the professors called Independents in Nottinghamshire, declaring the cause of my leaving their assemblies, together with a tender invitation to all the honest-hearted to come out of their dead forms and walk in the light of the Lord, by James Jackson, formerly a parish priest and a teacher amongst the Independents and now through the exceeding riches of God's love am made willing to take up the daily cross and walk with the despised followers of the Lamb in scorn called Quakers.
Austen, Ralph, d. 1676. / [1676] The strong man armed not cast out, but removed to a stronger hold viz, from profaneness to hypocrisie, or, An answer to a book entituled, The strong man armed cast out and his goods spoyled ... written by James Jackson ... written for the vindication to the truths of the Gospel ... by Ra. Austen.
Bartholomew, William, vicar of Campden. / [1660] The strong man ejected by a stronger then he. In a sermon preached at Gloucester, the 15th of May, 1660. Being the day his Royal Majesty, King Charles the second, was proclaimed. Shewing, how the strong man Satan is cast out of the palace of the heart, and the Lord Christ possessed thereof. With some application to the present ejectment of the late usurper, Satans confederate, out of the royal palace, and the Lords Christ, King Charles the-second possessed thereof. By Wil. Bartholmevv, M.A. and Vicar of Campden in Gloucester-shire.
Nethersole, Francis, Sir, 1587-1659. / [In the yeare 1648] A strong motive to the passing of a generall pardon, and Act of oblivion found in a Parcell of problemes, selected out of a greater bundle: lately published by P.D. For the present use of all the Members of both Houses of Parliament, but more especially of those in city, countrey, and Army, and in Parliament too (if there be any) that have lately expressed their fiercenesse in pressing for justice against delinquents.
[Printed October. 1645] Strong motives, or Loving and modest advice, vnto the petitioners for presbiterian government. That they endeavour not the compulsion of any in matters of religion, more then they wish others should endeavour to compell them. But with all love, lenitie, meekenesse, patience, & long-suffering to doe unto others, as they desire others should doe unto them. Whereunto is annexed the conclusion of Lieuten. Generall Cromwells letter to the House of Common tending to the same purpose.
Véron, John, d. 1563. / [The x. daye of Marche. In the yere of our lorde God 1562] A stronge battery against the idolatrous inuocation of the dead saintes, and against the hauyng or setting up of images in the house of prayer, or in any other place where there is any paril of idolatrye, made dialoguewise by Iohn Veron.
Véron, John, d. 1563. / [1562?] A stronge defence of the maryage of pryestes agaynste the Pope Eustachians, and Tatanites of our time, made dialogue wise by Iohn Veron, betwixte Robin Papyste, and the true Christian.
[1595] A students lamentation that hath sometime been in London an apprentice for the rebellious tumults lately in the citie hapning: for which fiue suffred death on Thursday the 24. of Iuly last.
Pearson, Richard, d. 1734. / [1684] The study of quietness explained, recommended, and directed in a sermon preached before the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor and Court of Aldermen, at the Guild-Hall chappel, March 16, 1683/4, and now published, as the heads were, elsewhere, more enlarged upon, in several discourses.
A Dyer. / [1647] Study to be quiet: or, A short vievv of the miseries of warre, with the necessity of peace. Also, the character of a peaceable man: whose motto is, I am for peace, Psal. 120. vers. 7.. [sic] / By a dyer.
Bishop, George, d. 1668. / [1662] The stumbling-stone and rock of offence, as it hath been in all ages both to Jew & Gentile, Christ Jesus, the power of God and the wisdom of God opened to the understanding of the simple in the answers to these questions, viz, what Christ Jesus is, what the stumbling-stone and rock of offence, how he hath been, and is, the rock of offence and stone of stumbling in all ages, wherefore it hath been and is so in all ages, or the reason of the thing, what's the end of the Lord in all, or his designe therein / by Geo. Bishope.
Dell, William, d. 1664. / [1653] The stumbling-stone, or, A discourse touching that offence which the world and worldly church do take against 1. Christ himself. 2. His true word. 3. His true worship. 4. His true church. 5. His true government. 6. His true ministry.: Wherein the University is reproved by the Word of God. Delivered partly to the University-congregation in Cambridge, partly to another in the same town. Together with a brief touch in the epistle (for the present) on the late quarrelsom, weak, and erroneous Animadversions of one Mr. Chambers, called Doctor in Divinity, and Pastor of Pewsy in Wiltshire. By William Dell minister of the Gospel, and Master of Gonvil and Cains Colledge in Cambridge.