Essays Upon Several Moral Subjects, Part IV
London: B Motte, 1725. Second Edition. Brown hardback leather cover. 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). [xiv], 440pp. Collier, Jeremy (1650-1726) British Anglican cleric and nonjuror. He studied at Cambridge, afterwards becoming rector of Ampton near Bury St Edmunds, and lecturer at Gray's Inn. He refused to take the oath of allegiance to William III and Mary in 1689, and was arrested in 1692 on suspicion of being involved in a Jacobite plot. He was was outlawed 1696 for granting absolution on the scaffold to two men who had tried to assassinate William III. He continued to preach to a congregation of nonjurors, and was consecrated a nonjuring bishop in 1713.. Worn condition. Front board detached. Rear board missing. Text block split. Some foxing, but content in overall good condition.
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