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England and Wales. Privy Council. / [Anno Dom. 1602] To all and singular justices of peace, maiors, sheriffes,d bailiffes, and other her Maiesties officers, &c. whereas her Maiestie hath bene credibly informed, that notwithstanding there is great plenty of woolls within this realme, whereby the same ought to be solde at conuenient and reasonable prices ...
Chamberlen, Peter, 1601-1683. / [1682] To all Arch-Bishops, and Bishops, who are not a shame (to) or ashamed (of) the name of Christ before men, grace, wisdom and truth, from God our Father, and from our Lord Jesus Christ, amen.
Elliots, William. / [1617] To all Christian people to whom this present writing shall come, wee William Elliots and Matthias Meisey of London, Gentlemen, send greeting ...
Gerbier, Balthazar, Sir, 1592?-1667. / [1649] To all fathers of noble families, and lovers of vertue.:
Livingstone, Patrick, 1634?-1694. / [1670] To all friends everywhere to whom this may concern, to go abroad among them to be read in the fear of God by them
Rochester, John Wilmot, Earl of, 1647-1680. / [1700] To all gentlemen, ladies, and others, whether of city, town, or country: Alexander Bendo wisheth all health and prosperity.
[1653] To all iustices of peace, mayors, sheriffes, bayliffes, ministers, constables, church-wardens, headbourroughs, and to all other officers, and well disposed people whatsoever.
Boulbie, Judith. / [1667] To all justices of peace, or other magistrates to whom this may come.
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1676] To all magistrates and people in Christendom and elsewhere to turn from the persecuting mind that destroyes peoples bodies and estates for not conforming to your religion and worship : and that you may receive the mind of Christ, as the apostles did, who came to save mens lives, and not to destroy them, and to rebuke them that would destroy mens lives and estates / by George Fox.
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [printed in the year, 1686] To all magistrates in Christendom, that do profess Christianity. Concerning Christian gospel-liberty against persecution, and one Christian forcing, persecuting, imprisoning, and spoiling the goods of another, because they will not be of their faith, worship or religion.
R. R. (Richard Robinson), b. 1628? / [1660] To all magistrates, teachers, schoolmasters, and people in Christendome, out of their books, in naming the dayes, and months, and times, and observing your feasts, as followeth. To that intent is this given forth, that you may come off them, and teach your children according to the scriptures, in which you may see your teaching is different from the Jews, and Christians in old time, But according to the heathen since the apostles dayes in the apostacy. Something concerning the naming of times, dayes, and moneths, &c.
Hammond, Thomas, 17th cent. / [1690] To all our friends and brethren at the severall monthly an[d] particular meetings in and throughout the County of York
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1663] To all people in all Christendom concerning perfect love, pure wisdome and the holy faith and who they are that banisheth them, and who they are that entertains them, and how Christendome hath not received this love ... but hath received envy and wrath ... : also concerning Christs flesh which was offered and Adams flesh which was defiled, and concerning the outward offerings and sacifices ... and concerning the belief in Christ the offering and concerning Adam in the fall, and concerning Adam before he fell ... and concerning the eating of Christs flesh and drinking his blood, and who hath life and who hath not.
Harwood, John. / [1663] To all people that profess the eternal truth of the living God this is a true and real demonstration of the cause why I have denied and do deny the authority of George Fox ...
Norton, Humphrey, fl. 1655-1659. / [1659] To all people that speakes of an outvvard baptisme; dippers, sprinklers, and others. Also the errors answered, holden forth by Thomas Larkham, called by the world a minister, at VVe[x]ford he was then with a reproofe to the offenders; and also some queries to all people to be read within that yee may all know that, that which may bee knowne of God is manifest within; Rom: 1: 19... From a friend to all that breath after jesus; known to the world by the name Humphry Norton; though amongst the scorners called a Qvaker.
J. P. (John Perrot), d. 1671? / [1661] To all People upon the face of the earth.
Partridge, John, 1644-1715. / [printed with allowance, Octob. 5, 1671] To all persons of quality, ladies, gentlemen, tradesmen, and all others to whom these epistolary lines may come, I.P. wisheth all health and happiness, length of days, with increase of riches.
Elys, Edmund, ca. 1634-ca. 1707. / [1698] To all persons that have any sense of the reality of vertue in the pursuit of my design to demonstrate, that the people called Quakers, deserve more favour from the Church of England, than any other sort of dissenters. I shall here recite some passages in the Book of common-prayer, to which they acknowledge, that it is their duty, and that in Christ they have a power, to conform themselves in the whole course of their lives. / By Edmund Elys.
Wastfield, Robert, fl. 1647-1665. / [1665] To all rulers and magistrates in England, and all men in authority from the highest to the lowest a few sober words tendred to your serious consideration, which you are desired to read with moderation.
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1683] To all rulers and magistrates to be tender and take heed of persecuting and imprisoning and spoiling the goods of God's people for obeying, serving, and worshipping the Lord God that made them, and the heavens, and the earth, and all things therein / by G. Fox.
[1663] To all rulers, magistrates, priests, and people, who profess the Scriptures to be their rule throughout the nation of England, but more particularly to the magistrates, priests and people of this county of Sussex, who have had any hand in oppressing and persecuting of them who God hath sent as strangers amongst them ... / From us who are present sufferers under the cruelty of men in the county gaol of Horsham, whose names are Ambrose Rigge Ambrose Galloway ][ Richard VVebb. James Matthew.
J. P. (John Perrot), d. 1671? / [1664] To all simple, honest-intending, and innocent people without respect to sects, opinions, or distinguishing names, who desire to walk with God in the pure spirit of life and true understanding : I send greeting in the harmless love of God.
Gotherson, Dorothea. / [Printed in the year, 1661] To all that are unregenerated, a call to repentance from dead works to newness of life by turning to the light in the conscience, which will give the knowledge of God in the face of Jesus Christ / by Dorothea Gotherson.
Coale, Joseph, d. 1670. / [1667] To all that desire and breath after the Lord and the true knowledge of his everlasting way and the righteousness and peace of that kingdom which consisteth not in words, but in power, life, and joy in the Holy Ghost ... / written by Joseph Coale.
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1655] To all that professe Christianity, are these following particulars concerning their name of Christians, loving enemies, the worship in spirit, gospel-fellowship, their many heads and baptismes, their many churches, their disagreeing about Scriptures interpretation / by G.F.
Smith, Humphrey, d. 1663. / [1660] To all that want peace with God to the sheep everywhere not brought home, ... plainly published, concerning the way of life, and of the gradual comings forth of death through law ... / ... Humphry Smith.
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1654] To all that would know the vvay to the kingdome, vvhether they be in forms, with out formes, or got above all forms. A direction to turne your minds within, where the voice of the true God is to be heard, whom you ignorantly worship as afarre off, and to wait upon him for the true wisdome. That you may know truth from error, the word from the letter, the power from forme, and the true prophets from the false. Given forth by Geo. Fox.
Lilburne, John, 1614?-1657. / [17 of July, 1649] To all the affectors and approvers in England of the London petition of the eleventh of September, 1648, but especially to the owners of it, by their subscriptions, either to it, or any other petition in the behalf of it; and particularly to the first promoters of it, my true friends, the citizens of London, &c. (continuing unshaken in their principles, by offices, places, or other base bribes or rewards) usually meeting at the Whalbone in Lothbury, behinde the Royal Exchange, commonly (but most unjustly) stiled Levellers.
Salthouse, Thomas, 1630-1691. / [1662?] To all the Christian congregations of the peculiar people of God now reproached and persecuted by the name, and under the denomination of Quakers that grace, mercy and peace of God the Father, and the power of his his Christ be abundantly multiplyed and encreased among you all.
Collier, Thomas, fl. 1691. / [1657] To all the churches of Jesus Christ, called to be saints through the immortal seed which dwelleth in you, and shall be with you for ever. Grace be with you, and peace from God our Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ.
Naylor, James, 1617?-1660. / [Printed in the year, 1660] To all the dearly beloved people of God, mercy and peace.
England and Wales. Commissioners for Approbation of Public Preachers. / [1654] To all the faithful servants of Jesus Christ, especially to such as labour in the word and doctrine, through England and Wales.
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1655] To all the ignorant people, the word of the Lord, who are under the blind guides the priests.:
Sicklemore, James. / [1657?] To all the inhabitiants of the town of Youghal who are under the teaching of James Wood ...
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1677] To all the kings, princes, and governours in the whole world and all that profess themselves Christians, and others, to read and consider / by G. Fox.
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1660] To all the nations under the whole heavens and to all those that have ministred to the letter and yet are ignorant ... from those people who are despitefully called Quakers, who tremble at the word of God in their hearts ... / [by] G.F.
Ponteus, John. / [1656] To all the noble and warlick nations of Great Brittain.
Jenkes, Edward. / [1649] To all the people of England, souldiers, and others, more especially in and about the city of London: the humble remonstrance of Edward Jenkes, Gent. on behalf of the Common-Wealth.
Naylor, James, 1617?-1660. / [1659] To all the people of the Lord every where, gathered or scattered
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1657] To all the people who meet in the steeple-houses in England and elsewhere
D. W. (Dorothy White) / [1663] To all those that vvorship in temples made vvith hands, but more especially to them of Pauls, as a vvarning to them to repent.:
Wyeth, Joseph, 1663-1731. / [1699] To all who are advertised by G. Keith, of a meeting intended to be held by him, at Turners-Hall, the 11th of the 11th month, call'd January, 1699:
Holgate, William, fl. 1683-1686. / [1683] To all who desire satisfaction in the case of oathes shewing how far under the law it was lawful to swear, and how that in any case under the Gospel it is forbidden / by William Holgate.
Rigge, Ambrose, 1635?-1705. / [1659] To all who imprison & persecute the saints and servants of God for meeting together in his name, and fear, to worship him as he requireth.
Parker, Alexander, 1628-1689. / [1657?] To all ye who be called Baptists who call yourselves saints and church-members
Howgill, Francis, 1618-1669. / [1657] To all you commanders and officers of the army in Scotland, especially: and to all elsewhere.:
Crane, Richard, fl. 1659-1665. / [166-?] To all you Protestant persecutors, whether magistrates, priests or people, this is for you to reade
Latey, Gilbert, 1626-1705. / [1660] To all you taylors and brokers, who lyes [sic] in wickedness and to all you tradesmen of what trade, imployment or office soever. This to all you from the Lord, that you may return from all your evil wayes, words and works; that you may be hid in the day of his fierce wrath. Knowing also assuredly, that all your prayers, tears and sacrifices are not available, while you regard iniquity in your hearts; your meeting together, and best performances are but sin, and an ill savour in the nostrils of the Lord: therefore from them all return and repent, and leave off your sins; that you may find rest for your souls.
Swadlin, Thomas, 1600-1670. / [1658] To all, paupertatis ergò nè peream famè to some. gratitudinis ergò ne peream infamiâ whether it be better to turn Presbyterian, Romane, or, to continue what I am, catholique in matter of religion?: By Thomas Swadlin, D.D.
Bury, Arthur, 1624-1713. / [1689 or 90] To avoid the intolerable drudgery of giving full satisfaction by a several letter to every one that may deserve and desire it, the rector of Exeter College hath taken this way to give an account of the unhappy affair which hath drawn clamors, as decry him and his assessors in behalf of one of the fellows, who they say is injuriously, or at least too severely expelled.
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1660] To both Houses of Parliament Friends here is a few things for you to take into consideration.
Salthouse, Thomas, 1630-1691. / [1660] To both the Houses of Parliament, the general, and the officers of the Army Westminster Pallace Yard, the 15th day of the 3d month, 1660.
J. V. C. (John Vincent Canes), d. 1672. / [1672] To Catholiko Stillingfleeton, or, An account given to a Catholick friend, of Dr. Stillingfleets late book against the Roman Church together with a short postil upon his text, in three letters / by I. V. C.
Buckingham, John Sheffield, Duke of, 1648-1720. / [1689] To Doctor Tillotson:
Davis, Job. / [1690 or 1691] To each gentleman soldier in the company of Captain Edward Jenkins, captain in the Orange Regiment of Trained Bands of the city of London.
Leech, Richard, fl. 1690. / [1690?] To each gentleman soldier in the company of Captain William Hulls, captain in the Yellow regiment of trained bands of London.
Protestant. / [Printed in the year, 1675] To en archy: or, An exercitation upon a momentous question in divinity, and case of conscience viz. whether it be lawfull for any person to act contrary to the opinion of his own consicence, formed from arguments that to him appear very probable, though not necessary or demonstrative. Where the opinions of the papists, Vasquez, Sanches, Azonius, &c. are shewed, as also the opinions of some Protestants, viz. Mr. Hooker, Bp Sanderson, Dr. Fulwood, &c. and compared with the opinions of others; the negative part of the question maintained; the unreasonableness of the popish opinions, and some Protestants, for blind obedience, detected; and many other things discoursed. By a Protestant.
Lilburne, George. / [1649] To every individuall member of the Honorable House of Commons, the humble remonstrance of George Lilburn, Esquire
Lilburne, John, 1614?-1657. / [1648] To every individuall member of the Honourable House of Commons: the humble remembrance of Lieutenant Col. John Lilburn.:
Lilburne, John, 1614?-1657. / [1651] To every individuall member of the supream authority of the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England.: The humble addresse of Lieu. Col. John Lilburn, by way of answer to a most false and scandalous printed petition, delivered at the House door against him, by one William Huntington, upon Wednesday the 26 of November. 1651:
Lilburne, John, 1614?-1657. / [1650] To every individuall member of the supreme authority of the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England, but more especially to Colonell George Thompson chairman to the committee for regulating the new import of excise, and particularly for that of sope: The humble addresse of Lieutenant Coll. John Lilburne, a freeman of the Common-wealth of England.
Hotham, Charles, 1615-1672? / [1653] To every member of Parliament Charles Hotham of Peter-house in Cambridge presents this following brief account of the proceedings of the Committee for Reformation of the Universities, in their depriving him of his fellowship in the said colledge, together with his exceptions against those proceedings. ...:
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1666] To friends in Barbadoes, Virginia, Maryland, New-England, and elsewhere
Upsher, Thomas, 1672-1704. / [Printed in the year 1699] To Friends in Ireland, and elsewhere: a mournful word to the merry-hearted in Zion; with a word of comfort to her bowed down mourners. Written in great exercise of soul and spirit in obedience to the Lord. By Thomas Upsher.
[1692] To God alone let us all glory give, by whose permission we poor mortals live ...
[1692] To God alone let us all glory give, by whose permission we poor mortals live ...
[1653?] To His Excellency the L. Generall Cromwell, and the rest of the Councell of the Army of the Comonwealth of England; the humble and faithfull advice of divers affectionate friends to the Parliament, Army and Commonwealth of England:
[1648] To his excellency the Lord Fairfax generall of the forces raised for the defence of the kingdom.: The humble petition or remonstrance of the well affected inhabitants of the county of Rutland.
[1659] To His Excellency the Lord Fleetwood, and the general council of officers of the armies of England, Scotland, and Ireland.: The humble address of the inferiour officers and souldiers of the late Lord Pride's regiment.
[1653] To his Excellency the Lord General Cromwell and the Covncel of state: the humble remonstrance of divers well-affected inhabitants of the town of Colchester in Essex.
[1660] To his excellency the Lord General Monck, Capt. General of all the armies and forces in England, Scotland, and Ireland, and one of the generals at sea: the humble address of the officers in Your Excellencies army, in the name of themselves and their brethren, as it was presented to His Excellency this 2nd day of May, 1660 / by us whose names are subscribed.
[1653] To his Excellency the Lord Generall Cromwell and to the rest of the Right Honourable the Councel of State, patriots and defenders of the common-laws and liberties of the Common-wealth of England.: The humble petition of many thousands of prisoners for debt, in severall prisons of a[l]lthe counties of England and Wales; remonstrating the illegality of the arrests, out-lawries and imprisonments for debt, being the saddest grievance, and of the most considerable concernment to all the free people of this nation.
Rogers, John, 1627-1665? / [1653] To his excellency the Lord Generall Cromwell.: A few proposals, relating to civil government. / Humbly offered by John Rogers an unworthy servant of Christ, and preacher of the Gospel now at Tho. Apostles London.
[Printed in the year. 1648] To His Excellency Thomas Lord Fairfax: general of all the forces raised by the Parliament, for the Common Wealth of England. The humble representation of the desires of the officers and souldiers in the regiment of horse, for the county of Northumberland.
[1660] To His Excellency, General Monck: A letter from the gentlemen of Devon : in answer to his Lordships of January 23. to them directed from Leicester.
[1653] To his Excellency, Olvier Cromwell, Captain Generall of all the forces of this Common-wealth, and to the honorable councel of the army.: The humble representation of severall aldermen, aldermens deputies, common councel men, and other citizens of London, in behalf of themselves and many others.
Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728. / [1699] To His Excellency, Richard, Earl of Bellomont, Baron of Coloony, in the Kingdom of Ireland, Governour and Commander in Chief of the Provinces of the Massachusetts-Bay, New-York and New-Hampshire. The address of the ministers met at Boston in New England, May 31st. 1699.
[1653] To His Excellency, the Lord General Cromwel: And all the honest officers and souldiers in the Army, for the Common-wealth of England.: The humble remonstrance of many thousands in and about the City of London, on the behalf of all the free-commoners of England.
[1661] To his grace His Majesties high commissioner, and the high court of Parliament, the humble address of the Synod of Aberdeen
Weir, John, of Newton, fl. 1695. / [1695] To His Grace His Majesties High Commissioner, and the Honourable Estates of Parliament. The humble petition of John Weir of Newton.
Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies. / [1698] To His Grace His Majesties High Commissioner, and the Right Honourable the Estates of Parliament. The humble petition of the Council-General of the Company of Scotland trading to Africa and the Indies
Hamilton, Alexander, of Kinkel, fl. 1695. / [1695] To His Grace His Majesties High Commissioner, and the Right Honourable the Estates of Parliament; the petition of Alexander Hamiltoun of Kinkel.
Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies. / [1700] To His Grace His Majesty's High Commissioner, and the Right Honourable the Estates of Parliament. The humble representation and petition of the Council-General of the Company of Scotland, trading to Africa and the Indies
Dupin, Nicholas. / [1695?] To his Grace John Marquess of Tweeddale, his Majesties High Commissioner for the kingdom of Scotland, the humble petition of Nicholas Dupin Esquire, Joseph Blake, Peter Kersteman, and Nathaniel VVyersdale of London merchants, in behalf of themselves and ... their partners, for working of all sorts of mines and mineralls in his Majesties ancient kingdom of Scotland.
E. S. / [1694/5] To his grace the Arch-Bishop of Canterbury
Payne, Henry Neville, fl. 1672-1710. / [1693] To His Grace William, Duke of Hamilton Their Majesties High Commissioner and the Honourable Estates of Parliament, humblt sheweth the answers for Hendry Navilpayne,: to the inditement raised at the instance of Their Majesties advocate, before the high court of Parliament.
Strachan, Alexander, fl. 1695. / [1695] To his Grace, his Majesties High Commissioner, and honourable Estates of Parliament, the petition of Alexander Strachan of Glenkindie ...
Porterfield, Patrick. / [1695] To his Grace, his Majesties high commissioner, and Honourable Estates of Parliament, The petition of Patrick Porterfield of Comistoun, and other heritors near adjecent to the town of Edinburgh.
Monro, Alexander, of Bearcrofts. / [1680] To his grace, his Majesties high commissioner, and the most honourable the three estates of Parliament information for Alexander Monro of Bearcrofts:
Innes, Henry, Sir, ca. 1670-1721. / [1700?] To his grace, His Majesties high commissioner, and the right honourable Estates of Parliament: the Laird of Innes younger, as deriving right to the wadset lands underwriten from his father Sir James Innes of that ilk, and with concourse of his said father.
Callendar, Mary Livingston, Countess of, fl. 1695. / [1695.] To his Grace, his Majesties high commissioner, and the Right Honourable the Estates of Parliament, Mary Countess of Callender, and her husband for his interest, humbly sheweth.
Higgins, Alexander, of Craigforth, fl. 1695. / [1695] To His Grace, His Majesties High Commissioner, and the Right Honourable the Estates of Parliament. Mr. Allexander Higgins of Craigforth.
McDonald, John, of Glencoe, fl. 1695. / [1695] To His Grace, His Majesties High Commissioner, and the right honourable the Estates of Parliament. The humble supplication of John Mcdonald of Glencoe for himself, and in name of Alexander Mcdonald of Achatriechatan, and the poor remnent that is left of that family.
Hunter, Alexander, of Muirhouse, fl. 1695. / [1695] To His Grace, His Majesties High Commissioner, and the Right Honourable the Estates of Parliament. The petition of Alexander Hunter of Muirhouse.
Dick, Andrew, Sir. / [1700] To his Grace, his Majesties High Commissioner, and the right honourable the Estates of Parliament. The petition of Captain Andrew Dick, sometimes Stewart of Orkney.
Merchants' Hospital (Glasgow, Scotland) / [1695] To his Grace, his Majesties High Commissioner, and the right honourable the Estates of Parliament. The petition of the hospital of the merchants, and trades of Glasgow as assigney, made by John Craig merchant there.
[1689?] To his Grace, his Majesties High Commissioner; and to the right honourable, the Estates of Parliament, the humble address of the Presbiterian ministers and professors of the Church of Scotland.
[1700] To his Grace, James Duke of Queensberry His Majesty's High Commissioner, and most honourable Estates of Parliament, the representation of George Lockhart merchant in Glasgow, and other inhabitants of that city.
Fowler, Anna, fl. 1700. / [1700] To His Grace, James Duke of Queensberry His Majesty's High Commissioner; and the Right Honourable, Right Worshipfull, and very Honoured, the Lords, Barons, and Burgesses, presently assembled in Parliament; Anna Fowler relict of Mr. William Arnot late Minister of the Gospel at Ebdie.
Drummond, George, Keeper of the tolbooth of Edinburgh. / [1700?] To His Grace, the Duke of Queensberry, Her Majesty's High Commissioner, and the Right Honourable the Estates of Parliament. The petition of George Drummond keeper of the tolbooth of Edinburgh.
Percy, James, 1619-1690? / [1679] To His Grace, the high-born Prince, James, Duke of York.
University of St. Andrews. / [169-?] To his Grace, their Majesties High Commissioner, and the right honourable the Estates of Parliament. The petition of the principalls and regents of the University of St. Andrews, in behalf of the said university and colledges thereof.
Chamberlen, Hugh. / [1693] To His Grace, William, Duke of Hamilton, Their Majesties High Commissioner and the Honourable Estates of Parliament, the following considerations and proposals are humbly presented by Dr. Hugh Chamberlen.
[1655] To his Highness Oliver Lord Protector of the Common-wealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland, with the territories thereunto belonging.: The humble petition of the free holders and other well-affected people of this Common wealth, whose names are hereunto subscribed.
Harby, Job, Sir. / [1658] To his highness Oliver Lord Protector of the Comon-wealth [sic] of England, Scotland, and Ireland. The humble petition of Sir Job Harby knight.
Mathew, Francis, Esquire. / [1656] To his Highness Oliver, Lord Protector of the Common-wealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland, and the dominions thereto belonging: is humbly presented A Mediterranean passage by water between the two sea towns Lynn & Yarmouth upon the two rivers the Little Owse, and Waveney. With farther results.
Scott, John, Sir, 1585-1670. / [1650-1659] To his highness Protector of the Common-wealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland, and the dominions thereunto belonging. The humble address of Sir John Scot, of Scottistarvet.
[1659] To His Highness Richard Lord Protector of the Common-wealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland, and the dominions and territories thereunto belonging the humble representation and petition of the General Council of the Officers of the Armies of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
[1656] To his Highness the Lord Protector of the Common-wealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland, &c.
Saunders, Thomas, Colonel. / [1654] To his Highness the Lord Protector, &c. and our general.: The humble petition of several colonels of the army.
Chidley, Samuel. / [1656] To His Highness the Lord Protector, &c. and to the Parliament of England. Valiant swordmen, and honorable gentlemen, ...
Jeamson, Thomas, d. 1674. / [1689] To His Highness the Prince of Orange
Pennecuik, Alexander, 1652-1722. / [1689?] To His Highness the Prince of Orange, the humble address and supplication of the parishioners and inhabitants of the famous town of Linton Submetrapolitan of Tiviotdale.
Jeffreys, George Jeffreys, Baron, 1644 or 5-1689. / [1689] To His Highness William Henrick, Prince of Orange, the most humble petition of George Lord Chancellor Jefferies.
Rogers, John, 1627-1665? / [1653] To His Highnesse Lord Generall Cromwell, Lord Protector, &c.: The humble cautionary proposals of John Rogers, minister of the gospel according to the dispensation of the spirit (now) at Thomas Apostles London.
Manasseh ben Israel, 1604-1657. / [1641] To His Highnesse the Lord Protector of the Common-wealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland the humble addresses of Menasseh ben Israel, a divine, and doctor of physick, in behalfe of the Jewish nation.
McGrigor, Evan. / [1695] To His Majesties high commissioner and the right honourable the Estates of Parliament, Evan Mcgrigor merchant in Edinburgh, and master of the Caird manufactory, ...
Aitkin, Alison. / [1695?] To His Majesties High Commissioner, and the Right Honourable Estates of Parliament. Alison Aitkin, and Mr. Duncan Robertson her husband, for his interest.
Brathwaite, Richard, 1588?-1673. / [1660] To His Majesty upon his happy arrivall in our late discomposed Albion.: By R. Brathwait Esq.
J. L. / [1646?] To his mistress.:
[1660] To His Most Excellent Maiestie King Charles the Second our Most Gracious Soveraign the humble address of the officers of the severall regiments of horse under the command of His Excellency the Lord General Monck, as it was presented by them to His Majestie at Dartford Heath in Kent this present Tuesday, May 29, 1660.
Loyal muse. / [1688] To His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales upon his illustrious birth and removal from St. James to Richmond / by a loyal muse.
Crokey, Benjamin. / [Printed the 1 of Iune 1625] To his sacred maiestie, the lords spiritual, and temporal, and the House of Commons in this present Parliament assembled
Crouch, John, fl. 1660-1681. / [1660?] To His Sacred Majestie, loyall reflections upon his glorious restauration, procession and coronation not forgetting the royal oake.
Manning, Mr. (Francis), fl. 1688-1716. / [1698] To His Sacred Majesty, King William III, a panegyrick presented to the Earl of Portland / by Mr. Manning.
Whitrowe, Joan. / [1691/2] To King William and Queen Mary, grace and peace The widow Whitrow's humble thanksgiving to the Lord of Hosts, the king of eternal glory, the God of all our mercies, unto whom be glory, glory, and praise for the king's safe return to England.
Beech, William. / [1650] To Mr. John Eliot, an Esq; at (or near) the doores of the right honorable the Parliament of England:
Penry, John, 1559-1593. / [1593] To my beloved wife Helener Penry partaker with me in this life of the suffrings of the gospel in the kingdome and pacience of Iesus Christ, and resting with me in vndowbted hope of the glory that shal-be revealed : all strenght and comfort, with all other spirituall graces be multiplyed through Christ Iesus our Lord.
L. R. / [1682] To my honoured friend Mr. M.T. one of the committee chosen by the Common Council of London, for the insuring of houses from fire.
[anno Domini, MDCLXXV 1675] To my Lord Arch-Bishop of Canterbury, upon his famous erection, the theater in Oxford.
Smith, James, 1645-1731. / [in the year, 1690] To my Lord Commissioner, his Grace, and the honourable estates of Parliament presently convened. The humble petition of Mr. James Smith.
Bailey, John, 1644-1697. / [1684?] To my loving and dearly beloved Christian friends, in and about Lymerick.
Lytcott, George, Sir. / [1675] To my posterity, 1675. (Anno ætatis quadrigesimo secundo.) Not to ... to any bod[y] ... [pub]lickly. I know the booksellers shops abound with numerous volumes upon all subjects, therefore it's vanity in any body in this age to attempt by his writings to treat the world with novelty ...
Church of Scotland. General Assembly. / [1647] To our reverend and vvell-beloved brethren the Assembly of Divines at VVestminster,: the ministers of London, and all other well-affected brethren of the ministery in England. Presented to the ministers of London this 13th. of December 1647. Decemb. 13. 1647. Imprimatur Ja. Cranford.
Percy, James, 1619-1690? / [1677] To our royal King's sacred Majesty, the Right Honourable House of Lords spiritual and temporal, and to the Honourable the Commons of England assembled in Parliament, the humble complaint of James Percy claimant as cousin and next heir male to Joscelin Percy late Earl of Northumberland, deceased ...
England and Wales. Sovereign (1660-1685 : Charles II) / [anno Dom. 1660] To our trusty and well-beloved General Monck to be by him communicated to the President and Council of State, and to the officers of the armies under his command.
Banbury (Oxfordshire, England). / [1628] To our wel-beloued friends, to whom this present writing shall come. Wee the Maior, Iustices, Minister, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the Borough of Banbury in the county of Oxon. wish all welfare and happinesse. Our grieuous losse, we presume, hath sufficiently beene witnessed by too true report, which imboldneth vs to seeke to you, as feeling members, for reliefe ... From our distressed towne of Banbury, Iulij. 1628 ...
Davies, Athanasius, b. 1620 or 21. / [1658] To pneuma ksopyrén, or Sparkes of the spirit, being, motives to sacred theorems, and divine meditations. / By a reverend father of the Church of England.
Neale, Thomas, d. 1699? / [1692] To preserve the East-India trade:
J. B. (John Brandon) / [1678] To pyr to aiåonion, or, Everlasting fire no fancy being an answer to a late pestilent pamphlet, entituled (The foundations of hell-torments shaken and removed), wherein the author hath laboured to prove that there is no everlasting punishment for any man (though finally wicked and impenitent) after this life : his considerations considered, and his cavils, confuted : together with a practical improvement of the point, and the way to escape the damnation of Hell / by Jo. Brandon ...
Whitrowe, Joan. / [Printed in the year, 1690] To Queen Mary: the humble salutation, and faithful greeting of the widow Whitrowe With a vvarning to the rulers of the earth, before the Day of the Lord breaks forth, that shall burn as an oven, and all the wicked, and all the ungodly shall be as stubble: the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.
Timson, John. / [1655] To receive the Lords Supper, the actual right and duty of all church-members of years not excommunicate made good against Mr. Collins his exceptions against The bar removed, written by the author : and what right the ignorant and scandalous tolerated in the church have to the Lords Supper declared : many thing belonging to that controversie more fully discussed, tending much to the peace and settlement of the church : and also a ful answer to what Mr. Collins hath written in defence of juridical suspension, wherein his pretended arguments from Scripture are examined and confuted : to which is also annexed A brief answer to the Antidiatribe written by Mr. Saunders / by John Timson ...
[Printed anno Domini. 1662] To Robert VVilde, D.D. in the words of his own poem, concerning Mr. Edmond Calamy.
Killigrew, William, Sir, 1606-1695. / [1671] To shew the countreys consent for the drayning of Lindesy Levell.
Antient member of that long agoe gathered congregation. / [Printed in the yeare 1644] To Sions virgins:: or, A short forme of catechisme of the doctrine of baptisme, in use in these times that are so full of questions. By an antient member, of that long agoe gathered congregation, whereof Mr. Henry Jacob was an instrument of gathering it, and the pastour worthy of double honour, Mr. John Lathroppe succeeding him, now pastor in New England; and the beloved congregation, through Gods mercies sees her teachers, waiting when God shall give more liberty and pastours according to his own heart, praying the Lord of the harvest to thrust forth labourers into his harvest.
Stephens, Edward, d. 1706. / [1699?] To Sir Richard Cocks.
[1688] To that most lamentable and most incorrigible scribbler Bavius
[1697] To the annonimus author of the argument against a standing army:
Richardson, Richard, 1623?-1689. / [1675 or 6] To the anti-Quaker Misorcus concerning oaths
Holland, Samuel, Gent. / [1660] To the best of monarchs, His Majesty of Great Britain, &c. Charles the second, A gratulatory poem on the most happy arrival of his most excellent Majesty, Charles the second, by the grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, who landed at Dover, Friday, May 25. 1660. to the most unspeakable joy of his subjects.
Rich, Robert, d. 1679. / [printed in the year 1680.] To the birth of God in all the sanctified, the church of the first-born, whose names are written in heaven who are born again, not of the will of the flesh, but of God's Holy Spirit: you to whom is given the white stone, and the new name, that none knows but he that hath it, who as living stones are laid in the walls (not of the Jerusalem that now is, and is in bondage with her children, but) of the new Jerusalem that is above, (in the heart and throne of God) which is free, and is the mother of us all. To you, however you are divided, or where-ever ye are lodg'd, and held in the clifts of the rocks, in Dens and caves of the earth, or secret places of the stars; under all your divided tribes, Robert Rich sendeth greeting in our Lord God everlasting. Allelujah.
[1685] To the bishops and clergy of England and Wales, the state of the cruel persecution, imprisonment (many to death) and spoil of goods inflicted upon the people called Quakers. Only for their religious meetings, and obeying, serving, and worshipping Almighty God that made them.
Coale, Leonard. / [1671] To the bishops and their ministers or any of them to whom this shall come ; Something by way of query which they are desired to answer in plainness and according to the Scriptures of truth
Fox, George, d. 1661. / [1660] To the called of God who believes in the light of the Lambe to be read in their assemblyes in the pure dread of the Lord.
Bayly, William, d. 1675. / [1663] To the camp of Israel (whom He hath brought up out of the land of Egypt by a mighty hand and outstretched arm) called Quakers in England (or elsewhere upon the face of the earth) a visitation and dear salutation from the breathings of the life of a true Jew ... / by William Bayly.
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1684] To the chief magistrate, rulers, ministers, justices of the peace, and other officers who profess Christ and Christianity, and are called by that worthy name and great title of Christians, which is from the king of kings and Lord of Lords Christ Jesus.
Gwin, Thomas, 1656?-1720. / [1690] To the children of Friends, and other young people belonging to Falmouth, and elsewhere:
Penn, William, 1644-1718. / [1678] To the children of light in this generation, called of God to be partakers of eternal life in Jesus Christ, the lamb of God & light of the world
Rolph, Alice. / [1648] To the chosen and betrusted knights, citizens, and burgesses, assembled in Parliament at Westminster.: The humble petition of Alice Rolph, wife to Major Edmond Rolph, close prisoner at the Gate-house Westminster, &c. Presented to the Honourable House of Commons, Iuly 10. 1648.
Penn, William, 1644-1718. / [1677] To the churches of Jesus throughout the world.: Gathered and setled in His eternal light, power, and lpirit [sic], to be one holy flock, family, and houshould to the Lord, who hath redeemed them from among all the kindreds of the earth.
[1649] To the Commons of England, assembled in Parliament.: The humble petitions of the well-affected, in and about the City of London, Westminster, and parts adjacent; presenters, and approvers of the late petition of the 11. of September, &c.
[1694] To the constable of [blank] You are required in Their Majesties names forthwith to assemble the freeholders of your town ...
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1659] To the councill of officers of the armie, and the heads of the nation; and for the inferior officers and souldiers to read.
[1682] To the Duke, upon his return from Scotland.
Massachusetts. Governor (1665-1672 : Bellingham) / [1668] To the elders and ministers of every town within the jurisdiction of the Massachusets [sic] in New-England: the Governour and Council sendeth greeting; reverend, and beloved in the Lord.
Oughtred, William, 1575-1660. / [1634?] To the English gentrie, and all others studious of the mathematicks which shall bee readers hereof. The just apologie of Wil: Oughtred, against the slaunderous insimulations of Richard Delamain, in a pamphlet called Grammelogia, or the mathematicall ring, or mirisica logarithmorum projectio circularis.
B. W. / [1644] To the faithfull and true-hearted covenanters,: vvhich are the noble Philadelphians. A diurnall, of the desires and indeavours of one that earnestly desires the advancement of the cause of Christ. B.W. of Darbie. Reade all or none.
Parke, James, 1636-1696. / [1666] To the flock of God every where gathered out of the worlds wayes, worships, and false separations, into the way of truth, worship of the spirit, and its pure guidance, where true satisfaction and peace is witnessed, that you all may keep there for there is your rest for ever, and your safety in time of your trouble; that none may gad or go astray out of the way of truth for the love of any thing: for such shall meet with tribulation, anguish and wrath from the Lord God Almighty.
Fox, Margaret Askew Fell, 1614-1702. / [1659] To the general councel, and officers of the army, and to every member in particular Friends, I am moved of the Lord to write unto you, in the name and power of our Lord Jesus Christ; ...
R. S. / [1647?] To the generall clothiers of England of the old and new drapery
Bray, William, 17th cent. / [Printed in the year, 1649] To the Generall his eccellency Thomas Lord Fairefax: a servant to the high and mighty, and most excellent God, and to the nation. Written by Captain VVilliam Bray. From his captivity in VVinsor Castle.
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1680] To the Great Turk and his King at Argiers together with a postscript of George Pattison's taking the Turks and setting them on their own shoar.
[1659] To the high & honourable the legal earthly supreame povver of England, the representive body thereof, the Commons elective in Parliament assembled with authority only for the weale, but not for the woe of the people. The just petition of the free-borne commoners of the county of [blank] whose names are hereunto subscribed, earnestly desiring, the prosperity of the gospell, the removall of bad, the setlement of just lawes, the freedome of this nation, and the peace and tranquilety of all men.
University of Oxford. / [Printed in the yeare, 1641] To the high and honourable court of Parliament, the humble petition of the University of Oxford, in behalfe of episcopacy and cathedrals.:
[1642] To the high and Honourable Court of Parliament. The nobility, knights, gentry, ministers, freeholders, and inhabitants, of the county of Surrey, whose names are subscribed in the severall schedules hereunto annexed.
Levet, John, LL.D. / [1645?] To the high and honourable House of Peers now in Parliament assembled. The humble petition of John Levet Doctor of Laws, and Mary his wife
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1655] To the high and lofty ones
Percy, James, 1619-1690? / [Octob. 21. 1687] To the High and Noble Prince, Henry, duke of Norfolk, earl marshal of England, in Court of Chivalry. The humble petition of James Percy, cozen and next heir male to Josceline Percy, late-earl of Northumberland, deceas'd, and claimant to the title, honour and dignity of earl of Northumberland ...
Carew, Abel, 17th cent. / [1690] To the High Court in Parliament a vindication of the Protestant religion, or, Of the innocency of the martyrs against the Pope's supremacy and against the errors of the Church of Rome.
[1655?] To the high court of Parliament of the Common-wealth of England, Scotland, Ireland, and the dominions thereunto belonging. The humble petition of divers, in behalfe of themselves, and about fifteene hundred others (necessitous publike-faith lenders) inhabiting in and about London (whom lesse then fifty thousand pounds will fully satisfie and) who are altogether unable to double what they have lent.
Bastwick, Susanna. / [1654] To the high court of Parliament of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland.: The remonstrance and humble petition of Susanna Bastwick (the distressed widow of John Bastwick doctor in physick) and her children.
Beverley, Thomas. / [1691] To the high court of Parliament. Assembled M. 4. D. 30. 1691. The most humble address of T. Beverley, a minister to this nation in the prophesies of Jesus Christ.
Stationers' Company (London, England) / [1643] To the High Court of Parliament: the humble remonstrance of the Company of Stationers, London.:
University of Oxford. / [1641] To the high covrt of Parliament the humble petition of all colledges and halls, and other well-willers to piety and learning throughout the kingdome of England.
[1656] To the honest souldiers of the garrison of Hull, &c.: These souldiers, time was when your persons were as deare as your actions were honourable; and in truth your noble enterprises founded upon just and righteous principles, ...
Bland, George. / [1628?] [To] the honorable assembly of the Commons House of Parliament The humble remonstrance of the benefits of drayning fenne lands in the severall counties of Yorke, Lincolne, Cambridge, Norfolke and Huntington.
Jenkins, David, 1582-1663. / [1647. ] To the honorable societies of Gray's-Inne, and of the rest of the innes of court, and to all the professors of the law
Primatt, Josiah. / [1651] To the honorable the Commissioners for Compounding the humble petition of Josiah Primatt, citizen and leather-seller of London:
[1642] To the Honourable Assembly of the Commons House of Parliament, the humble petition of all and every the inhabitants of the town of Old Braintford in the County of Middlesex
T. B. (Thomas Belke) / [1645] To the Honourable Committee of Kent
[1642] To the honourable court the House of Commons now assembled in Parliament, the humble petition of many hundred thousands, inhabiting within the thirteen shires of Wales: directed to the House the 12 of February, 1641, shewing their manifold grievances, for which they desire redresse from the Parliament : with their motion that their country may be more strongly fortified with ammunition of armes, and now they freely proffer themselves to assist the Protestants in Ireland.
Heblethwaite, Robert, d. 1648. / [printed in the year, 1647] To the Honourable House of Commons assembled in Parliament at Westminster. The humble petition of Robert Heblethwait sometimes preacher of the word by authority of Parliament at Great Snoring in Norfolke. As also a narrative of his grievances concerning the uniust proceedings against him, of some malevolent spirits of the standing committee at Norwich, occasioned by the false and malicious informations of malignant persons in Snoring, and elsewhere. And the Iesuiticall suggestions and complots of the idolatrous delinquent, Edw. Dobbs, with his popish representative Charles Devill.
Chamberlen, Peter, 1601-1683. / [1649?] To the honourable House of Commons assembled in Parliament, the humble petition of Peter Chamberlen, doctor in physick,.
[1648] To the honourable House of Commons assembled in Parliament.: The humble petition of many thousands of citizens, and inhabitants in and about London.
[1621] To the Honourable House of Commons assembled in Parliament: The humble petition of the master, wardens, assistants, and company of brewers in London, and within foure miles compasse of the same citie.
Copley, Lionel, 1648-1693. / [1644] To the honourable House of Commons in Parliament assembled. The humble petition of commisary Lyonell Copley.
[1647] To the honourable house of novv Commons assembled in Parliament.: The humble petition of many thousands of clothiers, weavers, bay-makers, serge-makers, say-makers, clothworkers, and worsted-combers with the realme of England, whose names are hereunder written, aswell for and on the behalfe of themselves as of all other persons that trade and deale in wooll, and the using and imploying thereof, in the making of cloth, stuffes and other manufacturers of vvooll within the said kingdome and the dominion of Wales, subscribed unto also by divers merchants and woollen-drapers of London for themselves and on the behalfe of the rest who are concerned therein, being dealers and adventurers of the commodities made of vvooll.
[1650] To the honourable the Commons assembled in Parliament,: the humble petition of divers free-borne English-men, inhabiting in the cities of London and Westminster, the burrough of Southwark, hamblets, and places adjacent.
[1649] To the honourable the Commons House of England.: The humble petition and representation of the officers and souldiers of the garrisons of Portsmouth, Southsea Castle, Southton, Hurst Castle, Poole and Brownsea Castle, Weymouth, the castles, forts and forces in the Isle of Wight, and the garrison of Malmsbury, together with many thousand publique spirited persons of those places and parts adjacent.
[1699] To the honourable the Commons in Parliament assembled the case of the owners and masters of the transport ships, that were imployed in the reduction of Ireland.
Whiston, James, 1637?-1707. / [1689?] To the Honourable the Commons of England assembled in Parliament a short account of one of the grand grievances of the nation / humbly presented by James Whiston.
Whiston, James, 1637?-1707. / [1685] To the honourable the Commons of England assembled in Parliament, the humble proposals of James Whiston, for advance of his majesties revenue on double brandies, &c. Encouragement of loyal subjects, merchants and others, encrease of navigation, and the prevention of frauds, perjuries, and other abuses.
Well-wisher to England's prosperity. / [1682] To the honourable the Commons of England assembled in Parliament: the humble proposals of A vvell-wisher to Englands prosperity.
Haynes, Thomas, fl. 1696. / [1696?] To the honourable the Commons of England in Parliament assembled. A proposal concerning the coin of this kingdom. Humbly proposed by Thomas Haynes.
Colepepyr, Robert. / [1689?] To the Honourable the Commons of England, in Parliament assembled.: A proposal for preventing the farther decay of our harbours: / humbly offer'd, by Robert Colepepyr, Gent.
City of London (England). Court of Common Council. / [1646] To the Honourable the House of Commons assembled in high court of Parliament: the humble petition of the Lord Mayor, aldermen, and commons of the City of London, in Common Councell assembled. Together with an humble representation of the pressing grievances and important desires of the well-affected freemen, and Covenant-engaged citizens of the City of London.
City of London (England). Court of Common Council. / [1646] To the Honourable the House of Commons assembled in high court of Parliament:: the humble remonstrance and petition of the Lord Major, aldermen, and commons of the city of London, in Common Councell assembled.
[1641 i.e. 1642] To the honourable the House of Commons assembled in Parliament the humble petition of the knights, esquires, gentry, and commons, inhabitants of the county of Cambridge.: Also, His Majesties message to both houses of Parliament upon His removall to the citie of Yorke.
Loftus, Nicholas. / [1646] To the honourable the House of Commons assembled in Parliament. The humble answer of Nicholas Loftus Esq; to the petition of Christopher Syms:
Freeman, Francis. / [1649?] To the honourable the House of Commons assembled in Parliament. The humble petition and remonstrance of Captain Francis Freeman of Marleborough, in the county of Wiltes, in the behalfe of himselfe and his poore distressed family.
[1640] To the honourable the house of commons novv assembled in Parliament. The humble remonstrance of the grievances of all his majesties posts of England, together with carryers, waggoners, and others, miserably sustained by the unlawfull projects of Thomas Witherings, sometimes mercer of London.
[1641 i.e. 1642] To the honourable the House of Commons now assembled in Parliament: The humble petition of divers knights, esquires, ministers, gentlemen, and freeholders of the Countie Palatine of Lancaster.
Owen, E., gent. / [1699] To the Honourable the House of Commons, by E. Owen, P. Soone, and G. Kellett, Gent. Proposals, humbly offered, for raising one million two hundred thousand pounds in six months: and also three hundred and fifty thousand pounds per ann. Two hundred and fifty thousand pounds per ann. whereof, to be applied as thought convenient, by passing an act for the rebuilding of all houses consumed by fire, being [for] the publick good, present supply of the government, and ad[vant]age of every contributor.
Bond, Wm. (William) / [February 3d, 1698/9 i.e. 1699] To the honourable the House of Commons, for raising of monies
[Anno 1646] To the honourable the knights, citizens and burgesses assembled in the Commons House of Parliament.: The several petitions of William Hansard and Sir Frederick Hammiltoun knight and colonel. Together with the true state of the case concerning the lands of Lifford, in the county of Donnegal within the kingdom of Ireland. As also the several remonstrances of the committee at Grocers Hall for Irish affairs, in the behalf of Sir Frederick Hammiltoun. With the order of the Honourable House of Commons to the Committee of both Kingdoms; and their order thereupon for Sir Arthur Haslerig to make report.
Brunskell, Percivall, 17th cent. / [1693] To the Honourable the knights, citizens and burgesses in Parliament assembled, the humble petition of Percivall Brunskell, Gent.
Flemming, Oliver, Sir. / [1660?] To the honourable the knights, citizens and burgesses in Parliament assembled. The humble petition of Oliver Flemming, knight
Burges, Cornelius, 1589?-1665. / [1641] To the honourable the knights, citizens and burgesses of the Commons-House of Parliament: the humble petition of sundry ministers intrusted to solicite the petition and remonstrance formerly exhibited to this Honourable House, and of many of their brethren, most humbly sheweth, ...
[1642] To the honourable the knights, citizens and burgesses of the House of Commons in Parliament assembled: The humble petition of the inhabitants of the parishes, of Stepney, Shorditch, VVhitchappell and Algate, the chappelry of Wapping, the precinct of St. Katherins, and the parish of St. Peter Advincula, adjacent to the Tower, and without the liberties of London.
Briscoe, John, fl. 1695. / [1695] To the honourable the Knights, citizens and burgesses, in Parliament assembled. May it please your honours; the last sessions of Parliament I presented the Honourable the Commons in Parliament then sitting, with proposals for setting up a national land-bank in favour of the freeholders and trading part of the kingdom, ...
Oates, Titus, 1649-1705. / [1696?] To the honourable the knights, citizens and burgesses, in Parliament assembled; the deplorable case and humble petition of Dr. Titus Oates.
Wandesford, Elizabeth. / [1698] To the Honourable the knights, citizens, and burgesses in Parliament assembled. The humble petition of Elizabeth Wandesford, formerly widdow and relict of Garret Foulks, Esq; in behalf of her self and children.
[1696] To the honourable the knights, citizens, and burgesses of the House of Commons in Parliament assembled, proposals most humbly offered for raising (in all likelyhood) upwards of five millions of money, without charging the poor, or burthening the rich by such ways and means, that (for the greatest part thereof) the payers will voluntarily tax themselves : as also some objections answered, and a method proposed for the easie collection thereof, with much certainty and small charge.
Stokes, Apjohn. / [1698] To the honourable the knights, citizens, and burgesses, in Parliament, assembled. The humble petition of Abjohn Stokes, Esq.
Ball, William. / [1641] To the honourable the knights, citizens, and burgesses, now assembled in Parliament. The humble propositions of William Ball, alias Bennet, Gent. Concerning the forts of this kingdome. With some other considerations of state.
[1660] To the honourable the knights, Cittizens and Burgesses of the Commons House now assembled in Parliament. The humble petition of Dame Mary Hewytt widow, late wife of John Hewytt, Doctor in Divinity.
University of Oxford. / [1647] To the honourable visitours appointed by both Houses of Parliament for the regulating and reforming of the Vniversity of Oxford
University of Oxford. / [1648] To the honourable visitours appointed by both Houses of Parliament for the regulating and reforming of the Vniversity of Oxford. The petition of your friends and servants in the said Vniversity.
Bargrave, John, Esquire. / [1624] To the honourable, the Commons House of Parliament. The information of Iohn Bargraue esquire, shewing the seuerall abuses of the gouernment of the plantation in Virginia. against Sir Thomas Smith knight. Alderman Iohnson & alias.
Kent, Dircy. / [1694] To the honourable, the House of Commons assembled in Parliament. Proposals humbly offered for a provision for the poor, and setting them to work.
[1641] To the honourable, the knights, citizens and burgesses of the Commons House in Parliament now assembled.: The humble petition of the lay-Catholiques recusants of England.
[printed. an. Dom. 1642] To the honourable, the knights, citizens, and burgesses of the House of Common [sic] by Gods goodnesse assembled: and by his gratious good providence hitherto preserved in Parliament: the humble petition of divers barronets, knights, esquires, gentlemen, ministers, freeholders, and others of the County of Darby, to the number of 7077.
City of London (England). Court of Aldermen. / [Printed in the yeare 1641] To the honourable, the knights, citizens, and burgesses of the House of Commons in Parliament. The humble petition of aldermen, common-councel-men, subsidy-men, and other inhabitants of the citie of London, and the subburbs thereof.
Lilburne, John, 1614?-1657. / [1646?] To the hon[ble]. the House of Commons now assembled in the high court of Parliament, the humble petition of John Lilburne Leift. [sic] Colonel. In all humilitie.
Fuller, William, 1670-1717? / [1696?] To the hon[ora]ble, the Commons of England, in Parliament assembled: the humble petition of William Fuller.
[1658] To the inhabitants and souldery of the city of London: grace, mercy and peace from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
Swinton, John, 1621?-1679. / [Printed in the year 1665] To the inhabitants of the whole earth, I thus write in the name, and power, and dread of the Lord God.
England and Wales. Sovereign (1558-1603 : Elizabeth I) / [1675?] To the justices of peace, or cheef gentlemen of our parishes, and all other officers, toward the furtherance of this good woorke
[1680] To the King and both Houses of Parliament here are some of our sufferings and grievances laid before you in the wisdom of God to take into your consideration and to relieve us.
Wollrich, Humphry, 1633?-1707. / [1661] To the King and both houses of Parliament sitting at Westminster, and to every particular member thereof this is a timely warning that they do not make laws against the righteous and innocent people of the Lord called Quakers, as the unrighteous rulers whom God overthrew before them, did / by Humphrey Wolrich.
[1685?] To the King and both Houses of Parliament the suffering condition of the peaceable people, called Quakers, only for tender conscience towards almighty God, humbly presented.
Coale, Josiah, 1632?-1668. / [1664] To the king and both Houses of Parliament,: (who have made laws and decrees, and caused them to be put in execution, to restrain and prohibit people from having the liberty of their consciences in the exercise of the worship of God) this is sent as a warning from the Lord.
Killigrew, William, Sir, 1606-1695. / [1690?] To the King and Queens Most Excellent Majesties, the Lords spiritual and temporal, and to the Knights, citizens, and burgesses assembled in Parliament an humble proposal shewing how this nation may be vast gainers by all sums of mony given to the Crown without lessening the prerogative..
Livingstone, Patrick, 1634?-1694. / [1670] To the King both Houses of Parliament friends remember, you must all come to judgement for the one everlasting judge from whom there is no appeal to any other : who is no respecter of persons, he is the one judge of the conscience.
[Printed in the year, 1660. i.e. 1661] To the King of these nations,: the humble representation of several societies, commonly called by the name of Anabaptists, where in short they declare their innocency, sufferings, desires & resolutions.
Church of Scotland. General Assembly. Commission. / [1642] To the King's most excellent Maiesty. The humble petition of the commissionerrs of the General Assembly of the Kirk of Scotland, met at Edenborough Ianuary, 4. 1642. And now lately presented to His Majesty, at Oxford. With His Maiesties gratious answer thereunto March 16. 1642.
Walsh, Peter, 1618?-1688. / [1662] To the King's most excellent Majestie the humble remonstrance, acknoledgement, protestation, and petition of the Roman Catholick clergy of Ireland.
[1691] To the King's Most Excellent Majesty the humble address of divers of the gentry, merchants and others, Your Majesties most loyal and dutiful subjects, inhabiting in Boston, Charlestown and places adjacent, within Your Majesties territory and dominion of New-England, in America.
[1660] To the King's most Excellent Majesty, the faithful protestation and humble remonstrance of the Roman Catholick nobility and gentry of Ireland:
Church of Scotland. General Assembly. / [ca. 1692] To the King's Most Excellent Majesty, the humble address of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland:
England and Wales. Parliament. / [1689] To the King's Most Excellent Majesty, the humble address of the knights, citizens and burgesses in Parliament assembled.
Percy, James, 1619-1690? / [1680?] To the King's most excellent Majesty, the Right Honorable Lords, spiritual and temporal; and to the noble and worthy Commons of England, assembled in Parliament. This out-side sheet was really prepared to add to this book, to undeceive King, Parliament, and people; ...
Husbandman's advocate. / [1690] To the King's Most Excellent Majesty, together with the Honourable Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament the husbandman's advocate.
Percy, James, 1619-1690? / [1690] To the King's most excellent Majesty. The humble petition of James Percy, cousin, and next heir-male of Josceline Percy late and eleventh Earl of Northumberland, deceased.
Williams, Roger, mariner. / [1681] To the King's most excellent Majesty. The humble petition of Rober Williams of London Mariner, Your Majesty's most loyal and dutiful subject.
[1660] To the King's most excellent Majesty.: The humble addresse of your Majesties most loyal subjects of the clergy in the county of Kent.
Ellis, Clement, 1630-1700. / [MDCLX. 1660] To the King's most Excellent Majesty: on his happie and miraculous return to the government of his three (now) flourishing kingdoms.
Niven, William. / [MDCLXXXVIII 1688] To the King's Most Sacred Majesty upon the happy birth of the Prince of Scotland and Wales, June the 10th, 1688 / a poem by William Niven ...
Bishop, George, d. 1668. / [the 25th of the 9th month, 1664] To the King, and both houses of Parliament, thus saith the Lord; meddle not with my people because of their conscience to me; and banish them not out of the nation, because of their conscience: for, if you do, I will send my plagues upon you; and you shall know that I am the Lord. / Written in obedience to the Lord, by his servant, Geo. Bishope.
[1660] To the King, upon His Majesties happy return.: By a person of honour.
Waller, Edmund, 1606-1687. / [1660] To the King, upon His Majesties happy return:
Baber, John. / [1688] To the King, upon the Queens being deliver'd of a son June the 10th, MDCLXXXVIII : a poem / by John Baber ...
[1685] To the King: a congratulatory poem.
Bower, Richard, fl. 1662. / [1661] To the Kings Most Excellent Majesty. Dread Sovereign, having seen a proclamation wherein your Majesty complains of the injuries you receive in your customs, I could not withhold, but, as in duty bound, humbly present you with a few of those malignant roots from whence they spring, whereby navigation and trade are also much decayed ...
Scotland. Parliament. / [1641] To the Kings Most Excellent Maiesty the humble desires of the commissioners of Your Maiesties kingdome of Scotland.
Scotland. Parliament. / [1642] To the Kings most Excellent Maiesty the hvmble desires of the commissioners of His Majesties kingdome of Scotland : as also the names of the said commissioners : with an order of the House of Commons testifying their loving acceptance, and thankfulnesse for their brotherly care of the publique welfare.
Scotland. Parliament. / [Printed in the yeare, 1643] To the Kings Most Excellent Maiesty, the humble petition of the Commons of the late Parliament, and others His Majesties loyall subjects in Scotland. Together with His Majesties gracious answer thereunto.
[1642] To the Kings most Excellent Maiesty. The humble remonstrance and declaration of the high sheriffe, your majesties iustices of the peace, and gentlemen of the grand iury of the county of Essex: whose names are here subscribed, being assembled at this present assizes holden at Chelmsford this 18. day of Iuly, 1642. Vnto which is annexed the resolution of the gentry of Lincolne.
[1660] To the Kings Most Excellent Maiesty.: The humble and grateful acknowledgement of many ministers of the Gospel in, and about the city of London, to His Royal Majesty for his gracious concessions in His Majesties late declaration concerning ecclesiastical affaires.
[1642] To the Kings most excellent Majestie the hvmble petition of the knights, gentlemen, and freeholders of the county of York. With their humble request to His Maiesty for the removing of unruly souldiers billited in the said county. Whereunto is annexed a copy of a writing which hath beene lately disperst amongst the Catholikes in England, by Sir Iohn Winter ... touching and concerning a contribution of money towards His Majesties supply of his Army.
[1643] To the Kings Most Excellent Majestie,: the humble petition of vs the inhabitants of Lancashire, whose names are hereunder written, in the behalfe of our selves and divers others, being recusants ...
[1641 i.e. 1642] To the Kings most Excellent Majestie. The humble petition of the inhabitants of the county of Glocester. With their protestation to his Majestie. Whereunto is annexed Sir Edward Hales, his worthy speech in Parliament, Ian, 20. 1641. Vpon the reading of the letter, which his Majestie sent to both Houses of Parliament.
Church of Scotland. General Assembly. / [1643] To the Kings most excellent Majestie.: The humble remonstrance and renewed petition of the Commissioners of the Generall Assembly of the Kirk of Scotland, from their meeting at Edinburgh, the second day of June. 1643.
Church of England. / [1661] To the Kings most excellent Majesty and the Lords and Peers assembled in Parliament the humble petition and protestation of all the bishops and prelates now called by His Majesties writs to attend the Parliament, and present about London and Westminster for that service.
Violet, Thomas, fl. 1634-1662. / [1662] To the Kings Most Excellent Majesty and to the Lords spiritual and temporal, with the Commons assembled in Parliament : a true discovery of the great damage His Late Majesty, King Charles the First, received by Sir Paul Pindar and the rest of the comminssioners in their managing His Late Majesties impost and custom, from the year 1626 to 1639 ... : here is likewise humbly offered to Your Majesty and the Parliament a modell for collecting Your Majesties customes for the future / by Thomas Violet.
[1685] To the Kings Most Excellent Majesty and to the right honourable the Lords and others of His Majesties most honourable Privy-Councel
Cheesman, Thomas, fl. 1688-1707. / [1688] To the Kings most excellent Majesty giving thanks for the royal declaration for liberty of conscience
Percy, James, 1619-1690? / [1682?] To the Kings most excellent Majesty, and to the Right Honourable the Lords and others of His Majesties most honourable Privy-Councel
Percy, James, 1619-1690? / [1685] To the Kings most excellent Majesty, and to the right honourable the Lords spiritual and temporal in Parliament the pedigree of James Percy, who hath by infancy, potency, priviledges, and foul practises been kept out of his birth-right, title and inheritance above fifteen years, now as God hath wonderfully preserved, restored and confirmed our King upon the royal throne of his ancestors (in peace) therefore a loyal subject in right of succession, humbly prays for a fair hearing, and for speedy justice.
England and Wales. Parliament. / [17 Septemb. 1642] To the Kings most Excellent Majesty, the hvmble answer of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, to His Majesties last message the 11. September, 1642.: With a true coppy of the message.
[MDCLX. 1660] To the Kings most Excellent Majesty. Most gracious soveraign, the glorious Lord of heaven and earth hath done so great things for us in restoring your Majesty to your throne, ...:
Commission for the Review and Alteration of the Book of Common Prayer. / [printed anno Domini, 1661] To the Kings most excellent Majesty. The due account, and humble petition of the ministers of the Gospel, lately commissioned for the review & alteration of the liturgy
Lluelyn, Martin, 1616-1682. / [1660] To the Kings most excellent Majesty.:
[MDCLX. 1660] To the Kings most Excellent Majesty.: The humble address of the nobility and gentry of the county of Dorset.
[1647] To the Kings most excellent Majesty: The humble petition of John Brookbank, Gilbert Dean, John Ash, and John King, ministers of Gods vvord,.
Willes, Samuel, 1611-1684. / [1660] To the Kings most sacred Majesty, upon his happy and glorious return an endeavoured poem.: By Samuel Willes.
Salvin, John, 1621 or 2-1672. / [1642] To the knights, citizens, and burgesses of the Commons House in Parliament now assembled the humble, a, petition of Iohn, b, Salvin in the county of Durham, gent.
Stampe, Anthony. / [1690] To the knights, citizens, and burgesses, of the honourable House of Commons now assembled in Parliament.: The humble proposals of Captain Anthony Stampe, for regulating the abuses of the curra[] coyns, and for raising the price of money, and plate, within the kingdom of England.
Stephens, Edward, d. 1706. / [1700] To the knights, gentlemen and free-holders and commons of England, Edward Stephens wisheth prudence, piety, peace and happiness.
[1648] To the lavv, and to the testimonie: or, A proposall of certain cases of conscience by way of quære; chiefly touching the publick worship of the New Testament; and other things either necessary or profitable for Christianity; presented to those churches and societies of Christians, which professe the Scripture of the Old and New Testament for the only rule of faith and manners. Wherein the true and genuine way to reconcile Christians is laid open / translated out of Latine into English by a lover of truth and peace.
[1685?] To the ld. mayor & other justices & aldermen of the city of London, the case of the prisoners, commonly called Quakers in the said city, humbly presented
Philipps, Samuel. / [1684] To the learned and worthy artist Mr. Grinsted [sic] Gibbons.
Naylor, James, 1617?-1660. / [1659] To the life of God in all
Briscoe, John, fl. 1695. / [1695] To the Lords spiritual and temporal and Commons in Parliament assembled. May it please your honours, the last sessions of Parliament I presented you with proposals for setting up a national land-bank ...
Rigge, Ambrose, 1635?-1705. / [1682] To the magistrates, governours & rulers concerned in England
Drayton, Michael, 1563-1631. / [1603] To the Maiestie of King Iames. A gratulatorie poem by Michaell Drayton.
Parker, Alexander, 1628-1689. / [1665] To the mayor and aldermen,: with all others in authority, both in the civil and millitary affaires in and about the city of London, together with all other sorts of people of what condition soever, high and low, rich and poor, professors and prophane, who reside in and about the said city; : listen and give good eare to what is here declared unto you by a servant of the Lord.
Smith, Humphrey, d. 1663. / [1662?] To the meek and open hearted lambes, and flock of heaven, in meekness of love, with greetings of peace from the seat of infinite mercy;: tendered unto and sent to be read among them all, who live in the humble state.
Money, William. / [1685] To the members of both houses of Parliament for their serious consideration in making up the breaches of this nation.
T. C. / [1661?] To the memory of my dear friend and brother, Mr. William Taylor, late preacher of the gospel in St. Stephens Coleman-Street
[1679] To the memory of my most honoured friend Sir Jonas Moore, Knight, late surveyor general of His Majesties ordnance and armories.
[1687] To the memory of the illustrious Prince George Duke of Buckingham
Carter, W. (William) / [1685] To the merchants and clothiers of England
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1672] To the ministers, teachers, and priests (so called and so stileing your selves) in Barbadoes by George Fox.
Winstanley, Henry, 1644-1703. / [1688] To the Most Excellent Majesty of James the IId by the grace of God of England, Scotland, France and Ireland King, defender of the faith, &c : this book of ground-platt's, generall and particular prospects of all the parts of His Majesty's royal palace of Audley End / is most humbly p'sented & dedicated by His Maiesties most loyal subject and servant Henry Winstanley ...
H. J. of Grays-Inne. / [1667] To the most excellent princesse the Dutchesse of Newcastle.
Evans, Arise, b. 1607. / [1660] To the most high and mighty prince, Charles the II. By the grace of God, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, defender of the faith, &c. An epistle written and humbly presented for His Majesties use, and enlightning of the nation. / By Arise Evans.
[1621] To the most honorable assemblie the Commons House of Parliament, the humble petition of the English brokers lawfully admitted to deale betweene marchants in London:
Jackett, William. / [1650?] To the most honorable the Council of State, the humble petition of Captain William Jackett, and his partners:
Eleanor, Lady, d. 1652. / [1643] To the most honorable the high court of Parliament assembled, &c.
[1612?] To the most honourable assembly of the Commons House in Parliament the humble petition of English marchants, trading into Spaine and France.
[1624] To the most honourable assembly of the Commons House of Parliament. The humble petition of the distressed prisoners in the Kings Bench, and Fleete, and all others his Maiesties distressed subiects, now prisoners, within his Maiesties realme of England, and dominion of Wales.
[1621?] To the most honourable assembly of the house of Commons of the High Court of Parliament. The humble petition of thousands of carpenters, bricklayers, smithes, plaisterers, glasiers, painters, and other handicrafts men in and about the citie of London and Westminster with the Suburbs.
[1624?] To the most Honourable House of Commons, commonly called, the Lower House of Parliament. The humble petition of the masters or gouernors of the mysterie and comminaltie of barbers and chirurgions of London:
[1670] To the most honourable, honourable [sic] and worthy members of both Houses of Parliament, more especially those who have interest in mines in any part this kingdom. The humble representation and address of the the petitioners for the Bill for preventing multiplicity of vexatious suits, and for settling and ascertaining a certain antient and customary tyth in the county of Derby, according to the tenor, equity and establishment of divers decrees in chancery, grounded on solemn tryals at common-law.
Wenlock, John. / [1662] To the most illustrious, High and Mighty Majesty of Charles the II, by the grace of God King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, defender of the faith, etc. the humble declaration of John VVenlock of Langham, in the county of Essex Esquire, an uiter [?] Barrister of near forty years continuance, in that Honourable Society of Lincolnes-Inne being first a supplicatory preface and discourse of His Majesty, and then humbly shewing the great and dangerous troubles and intollerable oppressions of himself and his family, and the true occasion thereof, in the wofull times of these late most unhappy distractions : wherein the perfect loyalty of a true subject, and the persideous malice and cruelty of a rebell, are evidently deciphered, and severally set forth to the publick view in their proper colours, as a caution for England : hereunto are annexed certain poems, and other treatises composed and written by the author upon several occasions, concerning the late most horrid and distracted times, and never before published.
England and Wales. Sovereign (1660-1685 : Charles II) / [1662] To the Most Reverend Father in God, William Lord Archbishop of Canterbury
England and Wales. Sovereign (1685-1688 : James II) / [1685 i.e. 1686] To the Most Reverend Fathers in God, William Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of all England and Metropolitan, and John Lord Archbishop of York, Primate of England and Metropolitan
England and Wales. Sovereign (1685-1688 : James II) / [1686] To the Most Reverend Fathers in God, William Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of all England and metropolitan, and John Lord Archbishop of York, Primate of England and metropolitan.:
Bugg, Francis, 1640-1724? / [1699?] To the most reverend the archbishops and the right reverend bishops humbly presented
Gatford, Lionel, d. 1665. / [1661] To the most reverend, the arch-bishops, and bishops, the reverend deans, arch deacons, and the rest of the learned and much honoured convocation now assembled at Westminster ... the humble remonstrance and petition of Lionel Gatford, D.D. and chaplin to His Sacred Majesty, in the behalf of their and his fellow-sufferers, that are ready to starve and perish for want of subsistance.
Smith, Humphrey, d. 1663. / [printed in the 11th moneth, 1658] To the musicioners, the harpers, the minstrels, the singers, the dancers, the persecutors; from one who loved dancing and musick as his life, which being parted with, and the light being come, which was before these things, in which they are all seen, and from it is declared, the ground, foundation, beginning, and father, and children, and compass, and end, and the effects of all the harpers, mucisioners [sic], singers and dancers: who may reade what I have learned, who have tryed their wayes, and also searched into the things of God, and declare this according to Scripture, and have found the joy which man cannot take away, in which I rejoyce for ever, because the marriage of the Lamb is come.
Swadlin, Thomas, 1600-1670. / [Printed in the year 1658] To the nobility and gentry lawyers and physicians, sea-men & trades-men, magistrates subordinate and supreme, &c. By Tho. Swadlin D.D.
[1679] To the nobility of England
Wantner, Abel. To the nobility, clergy, and gentry of the City and County of Gloucester Abel Wantner, citizen of Gloucester ... most humbly certifieth ...
[1659] To the Parliament of England, who are in place to do justice, and to break the bonds of the oppressed a narrative of the cruel and unjust sufferings of the people of God in the nation of Ireland called Quakers.
Tuttell, Richard. / [1654] To the Parliament of the Common-wealth of England Scotland and Ireland: the humble petition of Richard Tuttell, Barbican London.
Harris, John, Capt. / [printed in the year, 1651] To the Parliament of the Common-wealth of England, and every individuall member thereof. The second humble representation of Capt. John Harris, in answer unto a scandalous paper, lately exhibited in the name of one John Cox, pretended agent of severall trustees mentioned in the ordinance for payment of Master Pyms debts
Stawell, John, Sir, 1599-1662. / [1653] To the Parliament of the Common-wealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland the humble petition of Sir John Stawell ...
Chambers, Richard, 1588?-1658. / [1654] To the Parliament of the Common-wealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland. The brief remonstrance and humble petition of Richard Chambers merchant, late Alderman and Sheriffe of the City of London;.
Wither, George, 1588-1667. / [1655] To the Parliament of the Common-wealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland.: The humble petition of George Wither Esq;.
Hamilton, Elizabeth Hamilton, Duchess of, 1619 or 20-1659. / [1651] To the Parliament of the Common-wealth of England, the humble petition of Elizabeth Dutchesse (dowager) of Hamilton, and her foure orphan daughters.
Burrough, Edward, 1634-1662. / [1659] To the Parliament of the Common-wealth of England, the present authority of these nations assembled at Westminster. A presentation, by a faithful friend to the nations ... [i.e. Edward Burroughe].
Pearson, Anthony, 1628-1670? / [1653] To the Parliament of the Common-wealth of England.:
[1650] To the Parliament of the Common-wealth of England.: The assurance I have, that all your Honours cares and labours have no other aime, then the removing of all disorders, ...
[1658] To the Parliament of the Common-Wealth of England: the humble petition of diverse citizens and inhabitants in and about the City of London.
Noddel, Daniel. / [1653] To the Parliament of the Commonvvealth of England, and every individual member thereof. The declaration of Daniel Noddel solicitor for the freeholders and commoners within the mannor of Epworth, in the Isle of Axholm, in number about 1200 besides new erected cottages, on the behalf of himself and all the said commoners: discovering the plot and design of Master John Gibbon and his fellow-projectors to gain a posession of the said freeholders ancient inheritance in their commonable grounds there, contrary to law.
Noddel, Daniel. / [printed in the year 1654] To the Parliament of the Commonvvealth of England, and every individual member thereof. The great complaint and declaration of about 1200. free-holders and commoners, within the mannor of Epworth, in the Isle of Axholm, and county of Lincoln, setting forth the plot and design of Mr. John Gibbon, and his fellow-projectors, to gain a posession of the said free-holders ancient inheritance, in their commonable grounds there, contrary to law. Humbly presented, and desired to be perused.
[1656 i.e. 1657] To the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, &c.: The humble petition of divers of the inhabitants of the North-riding of the county of York; in the behalf of themselves, and the well-affected of the nation.
Chidley, Samuel. / [1657] To the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England.:
[1659] To the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England: the humble representation and desires of divers freeholders and others well affected to the Commonwealth of England, inhabiting within the county of Bedford.
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1659] To the Parliament of the Comon-Wealth [sic] of England. Fifty nine particulars laid down for the regulating things, and the taking away of oppressing laws, and oppressors, and to ease the oppressed. / By G.F.
Penington, Isaac, 1616-1679. / [1659] To the Parliament, the Army, and all the wel-affected in the nation, who have been faithful to the good old cause.:
Lancaster, James, d. 1699. / [1671] To the Pope, and all his cardinals, bishops, Jesuits, monks and friars, with all the rest of his people, who are reprobates concerning the faith of Christ, gospel-order, and true religion, and also the papists prov'd to be a seditious sect being something in answer to Æneas Mach. Gilmury, and Mauritius Bern, who call themselves students of art / J.L. J.S.
Burrough, Edward, 1634-1662. / [1660?] To the present assembly, members of parliament at Westminster. The considerations of a servant of the Lord, upon the present state of affairs, presented unto you for to read and consider, as informations unto you, concerning present proceedings in this nation.
Wilkinson, Bryan. / [1659] To the present authority of Parliament now sitting, and to all other rulers and officers belonging to this nation of England, who now bears chiefest rule. Some words of reflection to you all, touching those who bear rule before you, whom the Lord hath justly put down from their seats ... but this chiefly to you who are the present rulers [to] put you in minde of the cry of the neglect of the righteous; also to yourselves a warning and true admonition. / [by] Bryan Wilkinson.
Stafford, Richard, 1663-1703. / [1692] To the present Queen Mary, Richard Stafford, a scribe of Jesus Christ, desireth temporal preservation and eternal salvation:
Cotton, Priscilla. / [1655] To the priests and people of England, we discharge our consicences, and give them warning.
[1684] To the Prince of Orange, upon the opening of the campagne, 1684
J. P. (John Perrot), d. 1671? / [1661] To the Prince of Venice and all his nobles which was delivered for him in his pallace and received by him in his council-chamber, being a visitation and warning of that city, which also may serve unto England and all the nations called Christian nations / written by the servant of the Lord, John.
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1658] To the Protector and Parliament of England.
Collins, John, 1625-1683. / [1675] To the reader
[1566] To the reader. To my faythfull brethren, we geue thankes to God for your constancie and upryght delynge in this gret controuersie now raysyd by packynge of enemys about the wearinge of popish apparell ...
Stafford, Richard, 1663-1703. / [1696?] To the representatives of the people and nation of England assembled at Westminster at their session begun Octob. 20, 1696 : grace, wisdom, and understanding be communicated forth unto and multiplied amongst ye.
England and Wales. Sovereign (1603-1625 : James I) / [1604] To the reuerend fathers in God, and our trustie and well beloued, the bishops assembled at the Conuocation. Iames. Right reuerend fathers in God, and right trustie and well beloued, we greet you well ...
[1690] To the reverend and merry answerer of Vox cleri: To be left at Mr. Brabazon Aylmer's at the Three Pigeons in Cornhill. With a bundle.
Sharp, John, 1645-1714. / [1699] To the reverend clergy of the Diocese of York:
[1691] To the Reverend Dr. Beveridge, an eucharisticon, occasion'd by his seasonable and excellent sermon about restitution, on *St. Luke 19.8. preach'd at St. Laurence's London, Tuesday, March 17. 1690.
Crewe, Nathaniel, 1633-1721. / [1699] To the reverend the clergy of the Diocese of Durham
Jacob, Henry, 1563-1624. / [1609] To the right high and mightie prince, Iames by the grace of God, King of great Britannie, France, and Irelande, defender of the faith, &c. An humble supplication for toleration and libertie to enioy and observe the ordinances of Christ Iesus in th'administration of his churches in lieu of humane constitutions.
[1621] To the right hon: the Lords Spirituall and Temporall, of the higher House of Parliament. The humble petition of the drapers of the towne of Shrewsbury:
J. F. / [1653] To the Right Honorable (his Excellency) Oliver Cromwell, Lord Generall of all the forces raised in England, Ireland, and Scotland, for the regainment of Englands long lost liberties, and to the Honorable Tho. Harrison, Major Generall, and to the whole councell of state sitting at White-Hall, J. F. wisheth health, and increase of true honor in the Lord Jesus here, and eternall glory in the glorious world to come.
Taylor, John, 1580-1653. / [1642] To the Right Honorable assembly, the Lords, Knights, Esquires, and Burgesses of the Honorable House of Commons in Parliament:: the humble petition of the antient overseers, rulers and assistants of the Company of Watermen. VVherein is showed, how intollerably they have been abused and slandered, with false accusations, by divers refractory and abusive watermen, who have mislead many others to their faction. Their odious slanders being heere truly confuted, and the innocencie of the rulers declared. By Iohn Taylor.
[1646?] To the right honorable Sir Thomas Fairfax K. (His Excellency) general of all the forces raised for the regaining of Englands liberty ... The humble petition of all the inslaved Christians in the several slaughter-houses of this kingdom (called gaols and prisons) being your brethren & fellow-common [sic] of England ... imprisoned for debt, and by arbitrary power, and other illegal restraints ...
St. Lo, George, d. 1718. / [1694?] To the right honorable the knights, citizens, and burgesses in Parliament assembled. Reasons humbly offer'd by Captain George St. Lo, for bringing down the exorbitant rates of seamens wages from 50 s. and 3 l. a month, to 30 s. and 35 s. a month.
Church, Thomas, of Ulster. / [1644] To the Right Honorable the Lord Major and Aldermen of the City of London. The remonstrance and petition of Thomas Church Esq.
Langrish, Hercules. / [1644?] To the right honorable the Lords & Commons assembled in Parliament the humble petition of Major Hercules Langrish and Olymphas his uuife (of the right honourable family du Plessis in France), in behalfe of themselves, and of their sonnes Captaine Hercules and Cornet Lucullus.
Bower, Richard, fl. 1662 / [1670] To the right honorable the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament
[1645] To the right honorable the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament: the humble petition of [blank] Humbly sheweth,...
[1646] To the Right Honorable the Lords and Commons assembled in the high court of Parliament an humble representation of the pressing grievances, and important desires of the well-affected freemen, and Covenant-engaged citizens, of the City of London.
City of London (England). Court of Common Council. / [1646] To the Right Honorable the Lords assembled in High Court of Parliament:: the humble remonstrance and petition of the Lord Major, aldermen, and commons of the City of London, in Common Councell assembled. Together with their Lordships answer thereunto.
[1648] To the Right Honorable, the Commons of England in Parliament assembled. The humble petition of divers wel affected persons inhabiting the City of London, Westminster, the borough of Southwark, hamblets, and places adjacent.: Whereunto is anexed, the humble desires of the said petitioners for the Houses resolution thereon, before they proceed with the personall treaty.
City of London (England). Court of Common Council. / [May 24. 1644] To the right honorable, the knights, citizens, and burgesses of the Commons House in Parliament assembled, the humble petition of the Lord Major, Aldermen, and Commons of the city of London, in Common-Councel assembled: delivered the 16th. of this instant May, into the honorable House of Commons. Together with the answer of the said House to the said petition. Ordered by the Commons in Parliament, that this petition, and answer, be forthwith printed and published: H: Elsynge, Cler. Parl. D. Com.
James, Elinor. ca. 1645-1719. / [1688] To the right honourable convention. Gentlemen, though you have a new name, yet I hope you are not all new members, ...
Jay, Stephen, d. 1689. / [1680?] To the right honourable His Majesties judges, now sitting in Oxon, &c the humble petition of Stephen Jay, clerk, rector of Chinner, in the county of Oxon.
Percy, James, 1619-1690? / [1681?] To the right honourable Lords spiritual and temporal in Parliament assembled, the humble petition of James Percy
[1641 i.e. 1642] To the right honourable Lords, the peeres in the High Court of Parliament assembled: The humble petition of the maiors, bayliffes, jurats, freemen, and others inhabitants of the Cinque Ports, two ancient townes, and their members,
Lilburne, John, 1614?-1657. / [1646] To the right honourable the chosen and representative body of England assembled in Parliament. The humble petition of L.C. Iohn Lilburne a free man of England.
Church of Scotland. General Assembly. Commission. / [1647] To the right honourable the Committee of Estates the humble remonstrance of the commissioners of the Generall Assembly, met at Edinburgh the 13 of October, 1647
Church of Scotland. General Assembly. / [1647] To the right honourable the Committee of Estates, the humble remonstrance of the Commissioners of the Generall Assembly met at Edinburgh the 13 of October, 1647
[1649] To the Right Honourable the Commons assembled in Parliament.: The humble petition of Sir Paul Pyndar, Sir John Jacob, Sir Job Harby, Sir Thomas Dawes, Executor to Sir Abraham Dawes, late deceased, Sir Nicholas Crispe, Sir John Nulls, and Sir John Harrison, Knights; late contracted farmers of the customes, together with their creditors.
[1648] To the right honourable the Commons of England, in Parliament assembled. The humble petition of thousands wel-affected persons inhabiting the City of London, Westminster, the borough of Southwark, hamlets and places adjacent.
[1648] To the right honourable the Commons of England, in Parliament assembled. The humble petition of thousands wel-affected persons inhabiting the City of London, Westminster, the borough of Southwark, hamlets and places adjacent.
Cardenas, Alonso de. / [1649?] To the Right Honourable the Councell of State: the remonstrance of Don Alonso de Cardenas of the councell of His Catholicke Majesty, and his embassador in England.
City of London (England). / [1660] To the right honourable the Council of State. The report of all the births, baptizings, and burials, within the City of London, and liberties thereof: together with the out-parishes thereunto adjoyning: and the city of Westminster; with the parishes of Lambeth, &c. From the [blank] day of [blank] to the [blank] day of [blank] 16 [blank]
Pix, Mary, 1666-1720. / [1705?] To the Right Honourable the Earl of Kent, lord chamberlain of Her Majesties houshold, &c.: This poem is humbly address'd, by your lordship's most obedient and most humble servant. Mary Pix.
J. R. (James Rossington), b. 1642 or 3. / [1675] To the Right Honourable the House of Commons assembled in Parliament, the humble petition of James Rossington, Clarke.
Stationers' Company (London, England) / [1621] To the right honourable the house of Commons assembled in Parliament. The humble petition of Thomas Man ...:
Pollard, Hugh, Sir, 1610-1666. / [Oct. 28. 1642] To the right honourable the House of Commons.: The humble petition of Sir Hugh Pollard which was lately taken prisoner in Somersetshire, and brought up to London, and committed to the counter for levying warre against the Parliament. Also the Parliaments profession to receive His Majesty with honoua [sic] and give him true obedience Also, His Majesties answer to the ,Parliaments [sic] last petition. With a true relation of the Earle of Worcesters raising of more forces in Wales, and that his sonne the Lord Herbert is made Generall of South Wales.
[1641 i.e. 1642] To the right honourable the House of Peeres now assembled in Parliament. The humble petition of the knights, gentlemen, freeholders, and other inhabitants of the county of Surrey, with above 2000 hands.
[1643] To the right honourable the Knights, citizens and burgesses in Parliament assembled
Rawlins, Lewis. / [1670?] To the right honourable the knights, citizens and burgesses in Parliament assembled. The humble proposal of Lewis Rawlins, whether the restraining of retailers of beer and ale within the kingdome of England and Dominion of Wales from brewing, may not only prove profitable to the crown, but be expedient; upon due consideration of subsequent reasons.
East India Company. / [1688] To the right honourable the knights, citizens, and burgesses assembled in Parliament. The answer of the East-India Company, to two printed papers of Mr. Samuel White, one entitled His case; the other, A true accompt of the passages at Mergen.
[1659] To the Right Honourable the Ld. Fleetwood, to be communicated to the officers of the Army, the humble representation of divers well-affected persons of the city of Westminster and parts adjacent.
Violet, Thomas, fl.1634-1662. / [1647] To the right honourable the Lord Maior, aldermen, and common counsell of the City of London. These; ...
Player, Thomas, Sir, 1608-1672. / [1672] To the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor: to the Right Worshipful the Alderman: with the commonalty of the City of London, in their Common-Hall assembled : the humble, and last address of Sir Tho. Player senior, Chamberleyn of London.
City of London (England). Court of Common Council. / [1647] To the Right Honourable the Lords and Commons assembled in high court of Parliament:: the humble petition of the Lord Major, aldermen, and commons of the City of London, in Common Councell assembled. With the answer of the Lords and Commons to the said petition.
[1648] To the Right Honourable the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, at VVestminster. The humble petition of the knights, gentry, clergy, and commonalty of the county of Kent, subscribed by the grand iury, the 11th of May 1648. at the sessions of the iudges, upon a speciall commission of oyer and terminer, then executed at the Castle of Canterbury for the sayd county.
City of London (England). Court of Common Council. / [1648] To the Right Honourable the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, the humble petition of the Lord Major, aldermen, and commons of the City of London in Common-Councell assembled. As it was presented by the sheriffes, Common-Councell, and other citizens of the City of London, May the 9th. 1648. With the Parliaments answer thereunto, and votes upon the same. Likewise the petition of the grand jury at the assizes holden at Chelmsford for the county of Essex. And the answer thereunto. Imprimatur Gilbert Mabbot. May 9. 1648.
[1678?] To the Right Honourable the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, the humble remonstrance and petition of English Protestants, against English and Irish Papists
[1647] To the right honourable the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled: The humble petition of many thousands of wel-affected inhabitants of the counties of Middlesex, Essex, Kent, Surrey, Hertford, Berks, Buckingham, Oxford, Bedford, Sussex, Northampton, Dorset, Somerset, Lancaster, Lincoln, Chester, Durham, Cumberland, Warwick and Worcester, against the intolerable oppression and undoing grievance of free quarter.
Hughes, Lewes, fl. 1620. / [1625?] To the right honourable the lords and others of His Majesties most honourable Priuie Councell
City of London (England). Court of Common Council. / [1646] To the Right Honourable the Lords assembled in high court of Parliament: the humble petition of the Lord Major, aldermen, and commons of the City of London, in Common Councell assembled. Together with an humble representation of the pressing grievances, and important desires of the well-affected freemen, and Covenant-engaged citizens, of the City of London.
Polden, Morgan. / [1644] To the right honourable the Lords assembled in Parliament. The humble petition of Captaine Morgan Polden, Esquire.
Chesterfield, Philip Stanhope, Earl of, 1584-1656. / [Printed in the year, 1646] To the right honourable the Lords assembled in Parliament: the humble petition of Phillip Earle of Chesterfield, delivered and read in the Lords House upon Saturday the thirteenth of February, 1646.
[1674] To the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners appointed for the Treaty of Commerce with France, the humble desire of the English merchants trading to France, on behalf of themselves and the English trade
Colepepyr, Robert. / [1700?] To the Right Honourable the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and to the Honourable the Commons of England in Parliament assembled;: a proposal to mend Rye Harbour in Sussex. / Is humbly offer'd, by Robert Colepepyr, Gent.
[Printed anno, 1696] To the right Honourable the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament assembled, the petition and case of the embroiderers: flourishers, raisers and stitchers of East-India silks, and other goods, and stainers thereof, together with those that employ them, and of many others; in relation to the bill, for prohibiting the wearing of East-India and Persia wrought silks, Bengals, &c.
Chambers, Richard, 1588?-1658. / [1646] To the right honourable the lords; knights, citizens, and burgesses assembled in both Houses of Parliament. The humble petition of Richard Chambers merchant and alderman of the City of London.
[Phrip, Richard]. / [1680] To the Right Honourable Thomas Lord Osborne, Viscount Latimer, Lord High Treasurer of England Reasons humbly offered to consideration for the erecting of several light-houses upon the north-coast of England, for the security and increase of navigation &c. viz. 1. A double light-house at St. Nicho. Gat. 2. A light-house upon the Stagger-land at Cromer. 3. A light-house upon flambro-head. 4. A light-house upon Fern-Island.
[1621?] To the Right Honourable, and Right Worshipfull, the Knights and Burgesses of the Lower Howse of Parliament: the humble petition of the artizan cloth-workers of London:
[1659] To the right honourable, our right vvorthy and grave senatours, the lord mayor, aldermen, and commonalty of the city of London in Common Council assembled,: the most humble petition and address of divers young men, on the behalf of themselves and the apprentices in and about this honourable city,.
[1659] To the right honourable, our right vvorthy and grave senatours, the Lord Mayor, aldermen, and commonalty of the city of London in Common Council assembled. [Th]e most humble petition and address of divers young men, on the behalf of themselves and the apprentices in and about this honourable city.
[1659] To the right Honourable, our right vvorthy and grave senatours, the Lord Mayor, aldermen, and commonalty of the City of London in Common Council assembled: the most humble petition and address of divers young men, on the behalf of themselves and the apprentices in and about this honourable city[.]
Ussher, James, 1581-1656. / [1641] To the right honourable, the House of Peeres, now assembled in Parliament. The humble petition of James archbishop of Armagh:
Nutt, Thomas, 17th cent. / [1643] To the right honourable, the knights, citizens and burgesses, of the House of Commons assembled in Parliament: the humble petition of many godly true-hearted Protestants, whose names are hereafter mentioned, ...
[1641] To the right honourable, the knights, citizens, and burgesses of the Parliament of England, assembled in the House of Commons at Westminster. The humble petition of the tenants and freeholders of the mannor of Gillingham in the county of Dorset.
Overton, Mary. / [1647] To the Right Honourable, the knights, citizens, and burgesses, the Parliament of England, assembled at Westminster,: the humble appeale and petition of Mary Overton, prisoner in Bridewell:.
Hammond, Henry, 1605-1660. / [1649] To the right honourable, the Lord Fairfax, and his councell of vvarre: the humble addresse of Henry Hammond.
Wildgoos, Anthony. / [164-?] To the Right Honourable, the Lord Mayor of the famous city of London, the Honourable the sheriffs, aldermen, Common Council, and all worthy citizens of the same, the humble address of Anthony Wildgoos, workman-printer in divine meditations on death, made upon these nine words, nothing more sure then death, for all must die.
Pight, Richard. / [1660?] To the Right Honourable, the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament. The humble petition of Richard Pight, Clerk of the Irons in the Mint, in the Tower of London
[1648] To the right honourable, the Lords and Commons assembled in the High Court of Parliament of England, sitting at Westminster.: The humble petition of divers well-affected citizens of the City of London, and parts adjacent. Together with a paper annexed, of their humble desires, for the allaying and removal of the jealousies and discontents, the visible causes of our sad divisions, and distractions.
[December 16, 1644] To the Right Honourable, the Lords in the High Court of Parliament assembled.: The humble petition of the cause of the poore alms-men of East-ham now depending before your Lordships, together with a letter to the Right Honorable the Lo: Grey of the chaire from the honorable standing committee of Chelmsford in the county of Essex. Sheweth the difficulty and great charge the poor are and have been at to get their pensions paid them, and also how uncertainly it is to be paid hereafter.
Brayne, John. / [1651?] To the Right Honourable, the Parliament of England Right Honourable, I once more the name of the most high God beseech you, to remove the old Earth and set up the new, as God hath ordained, by setting up the government among us, with the laws, the statutes, and judgements of God contained in the word; it being the alone foundation on which God will establish the nations which he hath now shaken, and is about to shake, when things shaken shall be removed ...
[1654] To the right honourable, the Parliament of the Common-Wealth of England, Scotland and Ireland.: The humble petition of Mary Countess of Sterling, and John Blount her husband, Sir Robert Crooke k ight [sic], and Dame Susan his wife, Henry Alexander, alias Zinzan, and Jacoba his wife, Sackville Glemham, and Peter Glemham (the said Countess dame Susan, Jacoba, Sackvile, and Peter Glemham, being grand-children of Sir Peter Vanlore the elder, deceased; and your petitioners the said Countess, Dame Susan, and Jacoba, being the right Heires of the said Sir Peter, and of Dame Mary Powel his daughter, (late the wife of Sir Edward Powel deceased) (that is to say) daughters and heires of Sir Peter Vanlore the younger (deceased) onely son and heire of the said Sir Peter the elder.
[1641 i.e. 1642] To the right honourable, the peeres assembled in Parliament: The humble petition of the sheriffe, knights, esquires, gentlemen, ministers, freeholders and others inhabitants of the county of Bedford.
[1649] To the Right Honourable, the supreme authority of this nation, the Commons of England in Parliament assembled.: The humble petition of firm and constant friends to the Parliament and Common-wealth, presenters and promoters of the large petition of September 11. MDCXLVIII.
[1659] To the Right Hounourable the supreame authority of the Common-wealth of England in Parliament assembled.: The humble petition of divers free-holders and other inhabitants in the county of Hartford.
Rogers, Griswell. / [1624] To the right reuerend and right honorable the Lords spirituall and temporall assembled in vpper House of this most high and honorable session of Parliament an abstract of the grieuances and oppressions done by Sir Arthur Ingram, Knight, and his agents, to Griswell Rogers, widow, and her poore orphan.
Park, Robert, d. 1689? / [1698?] To the right reverend, the ministers of the Kirk of Scotland, of the Presbyterian perswasion the following defence, of the rights and liberties of the church ... / by Robert Park.
Tarras, Walter Scott, Earl of, 1644-1693. / [1691] To the right reverend, the moderator, and remanent members of the venerable assembly of the Church of Scotland, now sitting at Edinburgh. The humble representation of Walter Earl of Tarras, and the other heretors concerned, for re-erecting the Kirk of Robertoun.
University of Oxford. / [1669] To the right vvorshipful the heads of the respective colleges and halls in the Vniversity of Oxford Sirs, you are desired to signify to your societies that whereas on Friday morning next thereis intended to be held a convocation in the theater for the University's being invested in the possession of it ...
University of Oxford. / [1690] To the right vvorshipful the heads of the respective colleges and halls of the University of Oxford : you are desired to signifie to your societies and remind them that during the solemnity now approaching, on the seventh day of July, all doctors are to wear their scarlet gowns and that the exercises will begin at one of the clock in the after-noon after the ringing of the little bell at St. Maries ...
University of Oxford. / [1683] To the right vvorshipful the heads of the respective colleges and halls of the University of Oxford : you are desired to signifie to your societies and remind them that during the solemnity now approaching, on the twenty first day of May, all doctors are to wear their scarlet gowns and that the exercises will begin at three of the clock in the after-noon after the ringing of the little bell at St. Maries ...
[1659. i.e. 1660] To the right worshipful our worthy patriots of our country of Cornwall, assembled at Truroe the 27th of December, anno, 1659: The humble remonstrance of us gentlemen, and free-holders of the county of Cornwall.
University of Oxford. / [1685] To the right worshipfull the heads of the respective colleges and halls in the University of Oxford you are desired to signify to your societies that on Thursday April 23 the day of His Majesties coronation there will be a sermon at St. Maries at ten of the clock in the morning ...
Robeson, A. (Andrew) / [1662] To the risen seed, a salutation ; and, To the breathing babe of eternal birth as also, To Brittains Bereans, the noble islanders, who have waited for His law, (called Quakers) in England : together with A moving in the spirit for the seed to feel / by A. Robeson.
Guthrie, John, 1632-1669. / [1681] To the suffering Protestants, owning protestation, by Mr John Guthrie, minister of the gospel. 1669.
J. P. (John Perrot), d. 1671? / [1661] To the suffering seed of royalty, wheresoever tribulated upon the face of the whole earth the salutation of your brother under the oppressive yoak of bonds, in Rome-prison of madmen / John.
Morris, William, member of the army in Ireland. / [1659] To the supream authoritie (under God) of the common-wealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland the commons in Parliament assembled / the true and faithfull testimony of William Morris, a late member of the army in Ireland.
Rutland, John Manners, Earl of, 1604-1679. / [1649?] To the supream authority in this Common-wealth, the Parliament of England. The petition of John Earl of Rutland.
[1647] To the supream authority of England, the Commons in Parliament assembled.: The humble petition of many free-born people. Together with a copy of the order of the commitment of five of the petitioners, viz. Mr. Thomas Prince and Mr. Samuel Chidley in the Gate-House. Capt. Tayler, Mr. William Larner, and Mr. Ives in Newgate. As also some observations upon the said order.
Brown, David, fl. 1650-1652. / [1652] To the supream authority of England, the Parliament assembled, the scope of the humble remembrance of that prodigious conspiracy, called the bloody petition,: to be humbly presented by David Brown and his family, as discoverers thereof, besides, many other discoveries and faithful services: whereunto is annexed, their humble petition for assistance towards the repairing of certain wrongs, done unto them by Lieutenant Colonel John Lilborn, Samuel Chidley, John Musgrave, and some others.
Overton, Richard, fl. 1646. / [Printed in the year, 1649] To the supream authority of England, the representors of the people in Parliament assembled;: the humble petition of Richard Overton, late prisoner in Newgate by the House of Lords, in behalf of himself and other Commoners that have suffered under their prerogative jurisdiction.
City of London (England). Court of Common Council. / [1659] To the supream authority of the nation, the Parliament of the Common-vvealth of England: The humble petition of the Common-Council of the City of London.
[1650?] To the supream authority of this nation, the Commons of England in Parliament assembled. The humble petition of the creditors of Sir Peter Temple, Knight and Baronet; whose names are hereunder written:
Wilkes, Thomas, fl. 1652. / [1652] To the supream authority the Parliament of the Common-VVealth of England.: A remonstrance humbly presented by Thomas Wilkes, on behalfe of all the old distressed officers, souldiers, and other creditors upon the publique faith, within this nation, for satisfaction of all their just debts due before 1647. Shewing the severall lamentable conditions of many of them for want of the same, with a visible way for their satisfaction and reliefe.
Ibeson, James. / [1652] To the supream authority, the Parliament of the Common-wealth of England.: A second remonstrance of James Ibeson. Humbly presented on the behalfe of the oppressed inhabitants of the West Riding in the county of Yorke, as appears by a certificate under the hands of above two thousand persons, concerning the intollerable burden and abuses committed by the farmers and officers of excise. With a proposall to the state, for the advancement of their benefit, in case the people may be eased.
[1651] To the supream authority, the Parliament of the Common-wealth of England.: The humble petition of divers well-affected people, inhabiting the city of London and places adjacent; in behalf of the Common-wealth.
[1652] To the supreame authority the Parliament of the Common-wealth of England,: the humble petition of many well affected people inhabiting the City of London, Westminster, Southwark and parts adjacent, in behalfe of the just liberties of the Common-wealth, highly concerned in the sentence against Lieutenant Col. John Lilburn.
Lilburne, John, 1614?-1657. / [1653?] To the supreme authority for the common-wealth of England the humble petition of John Lilburn Esquire, prisoner in Newgate.
Devenish, Thomas. / [1642] To the supreme authority of England, the Commons assembled in Parliament. The humble addresse of Thomas Devenish:
[1649] To the supreme authority of the nation the Commons of England, assembled in Parliament.: The humble petition of divers well-affected persons in the cities of London and Westminster, the borough of Southwark, hamblets, and parts adjacent. In behalf of Lieut. Coll. John Lilburn, M. William Walwin, M. Thomas Prince, and M. Richard Overton, now prisoners in the Tower.
City of London (England). Court of Common Council. / [1653] To the supreme authority of the nation, the Parliament of the Common-Wealth of England. The humble petition of the Lord Mayor, aldermen, and commons of the City of London, in Common Councell assembled.
Stawell, John, Sir, 1599-1662. / [Anno Dom. 1653] To the supreme authority the Parliament of the Common-wealth of England, his excellency the Lord General Cromwell, and his Councell of Officers: the humble remonstrance of Sir John Stawell, setting forth the reason of his first engaging on the late Kings part, and his deportment therein. His desisting from further action upon the Articles of Exeter. The benefit which he claimes by vertue of the said articles. The meanes by which that benefit hath been retarded. His several tryals, both by indictment at Common Law and in the High Court of Justice, for high treason, murder, and other felonies in relation to actions committed in the late unhappy warre; and his almost seven yeares imprisonment. The sequestration of his estate, and sale of the greatest part thereof. The proceedings and judgement of the Honourable Court of Articles thereupon: and his present state and condition.
Felton, Edmond. / [1653.] To the supreme authority the Parliament of the Common-wealth of England. The humble proposals of Edmund Felton Gent..
[1651] To the supreme authority the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England: the humble petition of severall that have adventured, and are willing to adventure to Greenland, whose names are hereunto subscribed.
[1648 i.e. 1649] To the supreme authority, the Commons of England assembled in Parliament: the humble petition of divers well-affected of the county of Leicester, in behalf of themselves and the nation.
[1652] To the supreme authority, the Parliament of the Common-vvealth of England: the humble petition of divers constant adherers to this Parliament, and faithfull assertors of the fundamentall lawes and liberties of the Commonwealth.
[1659. i.e., 1660] To the supreme authority, the Parliament of the Common-wealth of England: The humble address and congratulation of many thousands of watermen belonging to the River of Thames.
Bray, William, 17th cent. / [1652] To the supreme authority, the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England a serious charge and accusation against Mr. Edw. Winslow, one of the commissioners for compounding at Haberdashers Hall / by William Bray.
[1652?] To the supreme authority, the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England. The humble petition of the owners and commoners of the town of Islelham [sic] in the county of Cambridge.
Goodman, Godfrey, 1583-1656. / [1649] To the supreme authority, the right honorable the Commons of England assembled in Parliament. The humble petition of Godfrey Goodman, late Bishop of Gloucester.
Hodges, William, Sir, 1645?-1714. / [1693] To the two most honourable Houses, the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, an humble representation of the sad and distressed case of many thousands of their most gratious Majesties loyal seamen, or their widows, aged parents, or other friends or relations and an humble supplication in behalf of all the said distressed and all other the seamen of England and Scotland.
[1691] To the two universities an epistle together with a prediction concerning the French, translated out of Callimachvs : who is by St. Paul said to be a prophet, and that his testimony is true I Titus, ch. I., v. 12, 13.
J. P. (John Perrot), d. 1671? / [1662] To the upright in heart, and faithful people of God being an epistle written in Barbado's the 3d of the 9th month, 1662 / by John Perrot.
Rigge, Ambrose, 1634-1704. / [1660] To the whole flock of God everywhere, the church of the first-born written in heaven, and to every member thereof, whose redeemer is the holy one of Israel grace, mercy, peace, truth and love from the God of peace and love be multiplied amongst you, and to you all, amen.
[ca. 1595] To the worshipful our good benefactor In all lamentable manner, most humbly beseecheth your good worship, wee the miserable multitude of very poore distressed prisoners, in the hole of Woodstreet Counter, in nomber fifite poore men, or thereabouts, ying vpon the bare boordes, still languishing in great neede, ...
Bishop, George, d. 1668. / [1660] To thee Charls Stuart, King of England, am I moved of the Lord to write and to thee it is the visitation of his love, through him whose travel hath been for thee, that thy soul may be saved in the day of the Lord, therefore hear that thy soul may live, and thy dayes be prolonged in the house of thy pilgrimage.
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1655] To thee Oliver Cromwell into whose hands God hath committed the sword of justice, that under thee all may be godly and quietly governed.
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1660] To those that have been formerly in authority, and have broken covenant with God & man. By G.F.
Anderdon, John, 1624?-1685. / [1659] To those that sit in counsel for ordering the affairs of the nation, &c. a visitation, / by one of the Lords servants called a Quaker.
Naylor, James, 1617?-1660. / [1660] To those who were in authority, whom the Lord is now judging, that they may repent and find mercy from God
R. F. (Richard Farnworth), d. 1666. / [1654] To you that are called by the name of Baptists, or the baptized people that do what you do by imitation from John Baptist, Christ and the Apostles,: who had not the form without the power to reform; but you have only the form, but wants the power that doth reform. Also several other things given forth from the spirit of the Lord, necessary for all people to take into consideration as they love their souls.
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1657] To you that are crying, what is become of our forefathers, if the light be the way which you be in, and what is become of the martyrs that suffered?
Sylvester, Josuah, 1563-1618. / [1616 or 1617] Tobacco battered; & the pipes shattered (about their eares that idlely idolize so base & barbarous a weed; or at least-wise ouer-loue so loathsome vanitie:) by a volley of holy shot thundered from Mount Helicon..
[1622] October 15, 1622. A relation of the late occurrents which haue happened in Christendome especially at Rome, Venice, Spaine, France, and the vpper Germanie. With seuerall letters of the particular late businesse which hath happened in France, before the conclusion of peace was made. Together with the articles agreed vpon betwixt the kings commissioners on the one part, and the Duke de Rohan on the other part, in behalfe of the Protestants.
Eleanor, Lady, d. 1652. / [1652] Tobits book a lesson appointed for Lent ...
Le Jay, Nicolas. / [1611] The tocsin, or watch-bell sent to the king, queene regent, princes of blood, to all the parlaments, magistrates, officers, and loyall subiects of France. Against the booke of the popes temporall power, not long since set forth by Cardinall Bellarmine Iesuite. By Memnons Statue. With the permission of the best genie of Fraunce. And done into English by I.R. ...
Baxter, J. / [1600] A toile for tvvo-legged foxes Wherein their noisome properties; their hunting and vnkenelling, with the duties of the principall hunters and guardians of the spirituall vineyard is liuelie discouered, for the comfort of all her Highnes trustie and true-hearted subiects, and their encouragement against all popish practises. By I. B. preacher of the word of God.
Janeway, James, 1636?-1674. / [1676] A token for children being an exact account of the conversion, holy and exemplary lives and joyful deaths of several young children / by James Janeway.
Janeway, James, 1636?-1674. / [1698] A token for mariners containing many famous and wonderful instances of God's providence in sea dangers and deliverances, in mercifully preserving the lives of his poor creatures, when, in humane probability, at the point of perishing by shipwrack, famine, or other accidents. much enlarg'd, with the addition of many new relations, one whereof happening this present year, and never before printed. Mostly attested by the persons themselves. Also The seaman's preacher, being a sermon on the right improvement of such mercies. And prayers for seamen on all occasions.
Jones, James, fl. 1683-1684. / [1683] A token of Christian love in several sober considerations receiving the Holy Sacrament, which in holy Scripture is called, The Supper of the Lord. Most humbly and faithfully presented unto all sorts of Protestants for their comfort in a right receiving of it, and for prevention of those miseries that may follow the receiving of it unworthily. By James Jones citizen of London.
[1685] Toleration and liberty of conscience considered and proved impracticable, impossible and, even in the opinion of dissenters sinful and unlawful
[1670] Toleration disapprov'd and condemn'd by the authority and convincing reasons of I. that wise and learned man King James and his Privvy Council anno reg. 2do, II. the honourable Commons assembled in this present Parliament faithfully collected by a very moderate hand and humbly presented to the serious consideration of all dissenting parties.
Taylor, Jeremy, 1613-1667. / [1688?] Toleration tolerated: or, A late learned bishops opinion concerning toleration of religion. With some brief observations thereon.
R. F. (Richard Farnworth), d. 1666. / [1665] A tolleration sent down from heaven to preach, or, Godly religious meetings, and true gospell preachers, praying and preaching, in other places then parish churches and chappels, justified by the highest powers, and signally owned by testimonies from heaven, ought not to be condemned or forbiden, but rather allowed and tollerated by men upon earth and likewise what it is to preach according to the laws and statutes of the kingdome, as the matter of preaching, not punishable by the act against nonconformists : also concerning the manner of Christian religious meetings, and the true ordination of ministers sent forth to preach, according to the Scriptures, since Christ's assention, and likewise what the Gospel is, who have a true right to preach it, and what it is for preachers to live of the Gospel, according to the Scriptures, or ordination of God in that case provided : written in Glocestershire the begining of the 10th month, 1665 / by R.F.
[1643] Tom Tel-Troths come to town againe with his humors.: Vnder which humour is contained these particulars: viz. A rope for a parat. A bable for a foole. A springe for a woodcocke. And a snare for a fox. Collected and published to make honest and wise men merry, or fooles and knaves mad.
Serviés, F. / [1648?] Tombeau de Monsieur le duc de Veymar, mort de la peste.:
[1673] Le Tombeau des controverses a grave for controversies, between the Romanist & Protestant, lately presented to the King of France / Englished by M.M.
Speed, Thomas. / [1651] Ton sesosmenon umnon, or, The song of the delevered set forth in a sermon preached in the Colledge of Bristoll the 24. of October : being the day set apart for publick thanksgiving unto God for the memorable victory obtained over the Scottish army at Worcester / by Thomas Speed.
Hexham, Henry, 1585?-1650? / [1623] A tongue-combat lately happening betvveene tvvo English souldiers in the tilt-boat of Grauesend, the one going to serue the King of Spaine, the other to serue the States Generall of the Vnited Provinces. Wherein the cause, course, and continuance of those warres, is debated, and declared.
Clayton, John, 17th cent. / [1646] Topicks in the laws of England, containing media apt for argument, and resolution of law cases ...
[1672] Topsie-turvy, hey-down-derry, or, The colledge of fools display'd and their capps tost at tennis in a jovial discourse, betwixt Merry Andrew and Poor Robin : in which, with other varieties : Merry Andrew to the life discovers the several humours, tricks and devices with which some folk use to delight themselves.
[1505?] [Torent of Portyngale]
[in the year 1682] The Tories resolution: or, The loyal vvelcome to His Royal Highness. Tune of, Hold fast thy crown and sceptor Charles.
Tasso, Torquato, 1544-1595. / [1628] Torquato Tassos Aminta Englisht To this is added Ariadne's complaint in imitation of Anguillara; written by the translater of Tasso's Aminta.
Misopapas. / [1682] A Tory plot, or, The discovery of a design carried on by our late addressers and abhorrers, to alter the constitution of the government and to betray the Protestant religion by Philanax Misopappas.
Bolton, Samuel, 1606-1654. / [1644] A tossed ship making to safe harbor, or, A word in season to a sinking kingdome wherein Englands case and cure, her burthens and comforts, her pressures and duties are opened and applyed : in diverse sermons preached upon the publick dayes of humiliation, out of that propheticall history, Matth. 14, 22 to 28 / by Samuel Bolton ...
Drake, Samuel, 1622-1679. / [1670] Totum hominis, or, The decalogue in three words, viz. justice, mercy and humility being a sermon upon Micah 6th vers. 8th, preached in the Cathedral of St. Peters, York, upon Monday the 15th day of March, 1668/9 before the Right Honourable Baron Turner and Baron Rainsford, the Right Worshipful Sr. Jo. Armitage, Bart. ... / by Sam. Drake, D.D. ...
Wales, Samuel. / [1681] Totum hominis, or, The whole duty of a Christian, consisting in faith and good life abridged in certain sermons expounding Paul's prayer for the Thessalonians, Epist. 2, Chap. 1, Vers. 11, 12 / by the late reverend and worthy Mr. Samuel Wales ...
Wales, Samuel. / [1680] Totum hominis: or The whole duty of a Christian, consisting in faith and good life. Abridged in certain sermons expounding Paul's prayer for the Thessalonians, Epist. 2. Chap. 1. Vers. 11, 12. By Samuel Wales minister of the gospel at Morley in York-shire.
Walwyn, William, fl. 1667-1696. / [1667] A touch-stone for physick directing by evident marks and characters to such medicines as without purgers, vomiters, bleedings, issues, minerals, or any other disturbers of nature may be securely trusted for cure in all extreamities and be easily distinguished from such as are hazardous or dangerous : exemplyfied by various instances of remarkable cures performed solely by such medicines.
S., Tho. / [1602] The touch-stone of prayer. Or A true and profitable exposition of the Lords prayer, according to the holy Hebrew of S. Mathews gospel to which is prefixed certaine necessary circumstances to be obserued in prayer. Also thereunto is annexed a table shewing the agreement betweene the Lords prayer, and the ten commandements of Almighty God. By T.S.
Heigham, John, fl. 1639. / [Printed in the year, 1676] The touch-stone of the reformed gospel wherein the principal heads and tenents of the Protestant doctrine (objected against Catholicks) are briefly refuted. By the express texts of the Protestants own Bible, set forth and approved by the Church of England. With the ancient fathers judgements thereon, in confirmation of the Catholick doctrine.
Broad, Thomas, 1577 or 8-1635. / [1613] A touch-stone for a Christian Wherein is shewed, how a man may know, whether he be the Temple of the Holy Ghost, hath a sauing faith, be the childe of God, hath truly repented, and (in one word) be a Christian in deed, or in name onely. By Thomas Broade.
Broad, Thomas, 1577 or 8-1635. / [1613] A touch-stone for a Christian Wherein is shewed, how a man may know, whether he be the Temple of the Holy Ghost, hath a sauing faith, be the childe of God, hath truly repented, and (in one word) be a Christian in deed, or in name onely. By Thomas Broade.
Fisher, Edward, fl. 1627-1655. / [1647] A touch-stone for a communicant. Serving for the true triall of a mans fitnesse or unfitnesse to come to the sacrament of the Lords Supper. Very needfull and necessary for these times wherin people are more then ordinarily put upon the triall. In a dialogue betwixt a minister of the Gospel Zacheus a worthy communicant and Simon an unworthy communicant. By E.F. Imprimatur, Joseph Caryl.
Sheppard, William, d. 1675? / [1648] The touch-stone of common assurances. Or, A plain and familiar treatise, opening the learning of the common assurances or conveyances of the kingdome.: By VVilliam Sheppard Esquire, sometimes of the Middle Temple.
Morton, Arthur, Scotch man. / [1647] The touch-stone of conversion.: Or, Marks of true faith. Wherein the impenitent sinner is rowsed. True beleever discovered. And doubting saint resolved. / By that excellent man of God now in heaven, Mr. Arthur Morton Scotch man.
Younge, Richard. / [1648] A touch-stone to try (by our knowledge, belief, and life) whether we be Christians in name onely, or Christians in deed. Or, The character of a true beleever, that walks in some measure answerable to the gospell, his Christian profession, and the millions of mercies he hath received. / By R.Y. of Roxwell in Essex.
R. H., a lover of truth. / [1647] A touch-stone, or, Triall and examination of a sermon, preached by Master Haslewood of Sutton at Hone in the county of Kent:: and upon true touch, found to be reprobate silver, (false, and dangerous doctrine) wherein are handled these 3. particulars, 1. The unlawfulness to call any meeting house, the house of God. 2. The church. 3. The temple of God. / By R.H. a lover of truth.
[M.DC.XLIII. 1643] Touching the fundamentall lawes, or politique constitution of this kingdome, the Kings negative voice, and the power of Parliaments.: To which is annexed the priviledge and power of the Parliament touching the militia.
Geree, John, 1601?-1649. / [1647] Touching the subject of supremacy in causes ecclesiastical. Diatriba quædam Oxoniensis cujusdam. Tending to peace and setling, by shewing how the powers civil and ecclesiastical may act in their own sphæres without incroachment on one another. July 12. 1647. Imprimatur John Downame.
G. F., of Gray's-Inn. / [1682] The touchstone of precedents, relating to judicial proceedings at common law by G.F. of Grayes-Inn, Esquire.
Meriton, George, 1634-1711. / [1668] The touchstone of wills, testaments, and administrations being a compendium of cases & resolutions touching the same : carefully collected out of the ecclesiastical, civil and canon-laws, as also out of the customs, common laws, and statutes of this kingdom / by G. Meriton ...
Trigge, Francis, 1547?-1606. / [1599] A touchstone, whereby may be easilie discerned, which is the true Catholike faith, of all them that professe the name of Catholiques in the Church of Englande, that they bee not deceiued taken out of the Catholike Epistle of S. Iude.
Clenche, John. / [1676] A tour in France & Italy, made by an English Gentleman, 1675
Fox, George, 1624-1691. / [1661] A tous gouverneurs peuples nations royumes.
S. E. / [1654] The toutch-stone of mony and commerce: or an expedient for increase of trade mony, and shiping in England. Shewing also how the arrears of the army, and other publique debts, may be forthwith satisfied, without laying more impositions upon the people, or burthen on trade. Together with custome and excise regulated. Wherein is manifest the destruction of trade, by its irregular mannagement at present: with means to prevent the like inconvenience from time to come. By S. E. A lover of his country.
Gurnay, Edmund, d. 1648. / [1639] Toward the vindication of the Second Commandment: by Edm. Gurnay, Bachelour in Divinity, and minister of Gods word at Harpley in Norfolk
[1675] The town adventurer. A discourse of masquerades, playes, &c. By Don Francisco de Quevedo, Junior.
Revet, Edward, fl. 1671. / [1671] The town-shifts, or, The suburb-justice a comedy, as it is acted at His Royal Highness the Duke of York's theatre.