FAMILIAR LETTERS OF THE NONJURING ARCHBISHOP

Familiar Letters of Dr. William Sancroft, late Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, to Mr. North, afterwards Sir Henry North of Mildenhall, Bart. Both before, but principally after, his Deprivation for refusing to take the Oaths to King William III. and his Retirement to the Place of his Nativity in Suffolk: found among the Papers of the said Sir Henry North, never before published. To which is prefixed, Some Account of his Life and Character.

London, Printed for M. Cooper … and sold by Mr. Chreigton [sic] at Ipswich. 1757.

8vo., pp. xix, [1], 43, [1], complete with half-title; a very good copy, disbound.

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Familiar Letters of Dr. William Sancroft, late Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, to Mr. North, afterwards Sir Henry North of Mildenhall, Bart. Both before, but principally after, his Deprivation for refusing to take the Oaths to King William III. and his Retirement to the Place of his Nativity in Suffolk: found among the Papers of the said Sir Henry North, never before published. To which is prefixed, Some Account of his Life and Character.

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First edition: ‘pleasant, chatty, and jocose’ letters from 1652-93 (original DNB), and useful source material for the life of the nonjuring Archbishop of Canterbury.

ESTC locates numerous copies, but only 3 in North America (Cornell, Huntington, Missouri).

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