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The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (1907–21).
Volume VIII. The Age of Dryden.

XII. Divines of the Church of England 1660–1700



Barrow, Isaac. The Works of, published by Tillotson, J. With a life of the author by Hill, A. 1683–7.

—— The Theological Works of. Ed. Napier, A. 9 vols. Cambridge, 1859.

—— Sermons Preached upon Several Occasions. 1678.

B.M. Davy MSS. (Addit. 19, 117, f. 61) [an interesting life]. Life by Hill, A., in Tillotson’s ed.; Martin, B., Biographia Philosophica, pp. 342–7, 1764; Cassan, S. H., Lives and Memoirs of the Bishops of Sherborne and Salisbury, part III, pp. 122–144, 1824.

—— A Treatise of the Pope’s Supremacy. Ed. Tillotson, J. 1680. Ed. McCrie, T. (Protestant Library.) Vol. 1. 1852.

—— A brief exposition of the Lord’s Prayer and the Decalogue. To which is added, the Doctrine of the Sacraments. 1681.

Beveridge, William. The Works of, containing all his sermons. [Ed. Gregory, T.] With a preface giving some account of the author and his writings [by Kimber, I.]. 2 vols. 1720.

—— The Theological Works of. 12 vols. (Library of Anglo-Catholic Theology.) 1842–8.

B.M. Addit. MSS. 4274, 4275 (Letters). Bodleian, Rawlinson MSS.

Bull, George. The Works of … concerning the Holy Trinity. 2 vols. 1725.

—— The Works of, collected and revised by Burton, E. To which is affixed the Life of Bishop Bull, by Nelson, R. 7 vols. Oxford, 1827. Second ed. 6 vols. 1846.

—— Harmonia Apostolica. 1669–70. Engl. tr. by Wilkinson, T. 1801.

—— Examen Censurae. 1675. Engl. tr. Oxford, 1843.

—— Apologia pro Harmonia. 1675. Engl. tr. Oxford, 1843.

—— Defensio Fidei Nicaeanae. 1680. Engl. tr. Oxford, 1851–5.

—— Some important points of primitive christianity maintained … in several sermons.… Ed. Bull, R. To which is prefixed the history of his life.… By Nelson, R. 4 vols. 1713. 2 vols. 1714.

—— A Vindication of the Church of England. 1719.

Burnet, Gilbert. The Mystery of Iniquity unvailed. 1673.

—— Some Passages of the Life and Death of the Right Honourable John [Wilmot] Earl of Rochester. 1680.

Burnet, Gilbert. A Discourse of the Pastoral Care. 1692. New Preface and Additional Chapter. 1713.

—— Four Discourses to the Clergy. 1694.

—— An Exposition of the Thirty-nine Articles of the Church of England. 1699.

—— An Exposition of the Church Catechism. 1710.

—— Some Sermons preach’d on several occasions. 1713.

See, also, bibliography to Vol. IX, Chap. VII, and Clarke, T. E. S., and Foxcroft, H. C., A Life of Gilbert Burnet, Cambridge, 1907 [with full bibliography].

Compton, Henry. Episcopalia, or Letters … to the Clergy of his Diocese. 1686.

Cosin, John. The Works of, now first collected. 5 vols. (Library of Anglo-Catholic Theology.) Oxford, 1843–55.

—— A Collection of Private Devotions, in the practice of the ancient Church, called the Hours of Prayer. 1627.

—— Historia Transubstantiationis Papalis. 1675. Engl. tr. by Brewer, J. S. 1840, 1850.

Basire, I., The dead man’s real speech … together with the life of the late Lord Bishop of Durham [J. Cosin], 1673; The Correspondence of John Cosin, Surtees Society, vols. LII, LV, ed. Ornsby, G., 1869–72.

Dodwell, Henry. Some Considerations of Present Concernment. 1675.

—— Two Discourses against the Papists. 1676.

—— Separation of Churches from Episcopal Government, etc. 1679.

—— Dissertations upon St. Cyprian. 1682.

—— De Sacerdotio Laicarum. 1685.

—— Dissertationes in Irenaeum. 1689.

—— An Invitation to Gentlemen to acquaint themselves with Ancient History. 1694.

Brokesby, Francis, Life of H. D., with an account of his Works, etc., 1715.

Hickes, George. Works. 3 vols. (Library of Anglo-Catholic Theology.) Oxford, 1847–8.

—— Linguarum Vett. septentrionalium thesaurus grammatico-criticus et archaeologicus.… Oxoniae, 1703–5.

B.M. Addit. MSS. 32,096, 32,502, 32,511, 33,286; Harleian MSS. 3317, 3781; Lansdowne MSS. 987, 988. Bodleian MSS.

English Historical Review, pp. 752–4, Oct., 1887.

Horneck, Anthony. The great law of Consideration. 1676.

—— Delight and Judgment. 1683.

—— First Fruits of Reason. 1685.

—— The Crucified Jesus. 1686.

—— The Fire of the Altar. 1690.

—— Advice to Parents, etc. 1690.

Bibliotheca Hornecciana, 1697; Hone, R. B., Lives of Eminent Christians, vol. II, 1834–43; Kidder, R., The Life of A. Horneck … late preacher at the Savoy, 1698.

Ken, Thomas. The Works of; published from Original MSS. by Hawkins, W. 1721.

—— The Prose Works of; to which are added some of his letters (never before published) and his life by Hawkins, W. 4 vols. 1838.

—— The Prose Works of … T. K. now first collected and edited with a biographical notice by Benham, W. 1877 ff.

—— Ichabod. 1663.

Life by Hawkins, W., in 1721 ed. of Works, rptd. in Library of Christian Biography, vol. XII, 1873 ff.; life by Plumptre, S. H., 2 vols., 1883.

Kettlewell, John. A compleat collection of the Works of J. K.… To which is prefix’d, The Life of the Author.… Compiled from the collection of G. Hickes and R. Nelson. 2 vols. 1719.

—— The Measures of Christian Obedience. 1681.

—— The Practical Believer. 2 pts. 1688. With additions, and preface [by Nelson, R.]. 1712–13.

—— A Companion for the Persecuted. 1694.

—— A Companion for the Penitent. 1694.

—— Death made comfortable. 1695.

Rawlinson MSS. in the Bodleian. Life in 1719 ed. of Works; The Life and Times of John Kettlewell, ed. Carter, T. T., 1895.

Leighton, Robert. Works. Ed. West, W. 7 vols. 1869–75.

—— Sermons.… Published … after his death from his papers. 1692.

Butler, D., Life and Letters of Robert Leighton, 1903 [note preface and bibliography]; Archbp. Leighton’s Practice of the Presence of God. A tercentenary volume, with biographical introduction by Butler, D., 1911.

For further bibliography, see British and Foreign Evangelical Review, July, 1883.

Morley, George. A modest advertisement concerning the present controversie about Church Government. 1641.

—— A Letter concerning the Death of Lady Capel. 1654.

—— Epistola ad virum clarissimum D. Cornelium Triglandium. 1663.

—— Several Treatises, written upon several occasions. 9 pts. 1683.

Cassan, S. H., The Lives of the Bishops of Winchester, vol. II, p. 170, 1827.

Parker, Samuel. A Discourse of Ecclesiastical Politie. 1670.

—— A Defence and continuation of the Ecclesiastical Politie. 1671.

—— A free and impartial Censure of the Platonick Philosophie. Oxford, 1666.

—— A Demonstration of the Divine Authority of the Law of Nature, etc. 1681.

—— History of his own time. Trans. by Newlin, T. 1727.

Buckley MSS. Magdalen coll. library, Oxford. Wood, A. à, Athenae Oxonienses, ed. Bliss, P., 1813–20.

Patrick, Simon. The Works of. Including his Autobiography. Ed. Taylor, A. Oxford, 1858.

—— The Parable of the Pilgrim. 1664. Rptd. in The Englishman’s Library, ed. Chamberlayne, T., 1839.

—— A Friendly Debate between a Conformist and a Non-conformist. 1669.

—— Search the Scriptures, a Treatise shewing that all Christians ought to read the Holy Books. 1685, 1693.

—— A Full View of the Doctrines and Practices of the Ancient Church relating to the Eucharist. 1688.

—— Texts examined which Papists cite out of the Bible to prove the supremacy of St. Peter and the Pope over the whole Church. 1688.

—— Paraphrases on the books of the Bible from Genesis to Solomon’s Song (inclusive) published in 10 vols. between 1695 and 1710.

Autobiography in 1858 ed. of Works. For full bibliography see D. of N. B. Pearson, John. The Minor Theological Works of … Now first collected, with a memoir of the author.… By Churton, E. 2 vols. Oxford, 1844.

—— Bishop Pearson’s Five Lectures on the Acts of the Apostles: and Annals of St. Paul. Ed. in English with … notes, by Crawfoot, J. R. 1851.

Pearson, John. An Exposition of the Creed. 1659. Ed. Bowyer, W. 1710. Ed. Chevallier, T. Revised by Sinker, R. Cambridge, 1882.

—— Vindiciae Epistolarum S. Ignatii. 1672.

Life by Churton, E., in Minor Theological Works, 1844; Cheetham, S., Masters in English Theology, 1877. See D. of N. B. for full bibliography.

Sancroft, W. See Tanner MSS. in Bodleian and MSS. in Emmanuel college, Cambridge. Also D’Oyley’s Life and Hutton, W. H., in D. of N. B.

Sherlock, William (dean of St. Paul’s). A Discourse Concerning the Knowledge of Jesus Christ. 1674.

—— The Case of Resistance to the Supreme Powers. 1684.

—— A Short Summary of the principal Controversies between the Church of England and the Church of Rome. 1687.

—— A Vindication of some Protestant Principles of Church-Unity and Catholic-Communion from the charge of agreement with the Church of Rome. 1688.

—— A Practical Discourse concerning Death. 1689.

—— A Vindication of the Doctrine of the Trinity. 1690.

—— A Practical Discourse concerning a Future Judgment. 1692.

—— Sermons preach’d upon several occasions. 2 vols. 1719.

Life of John Kettlewell, 2 vols., 1719; Birch, T., Life of Tillotson, in 1725 ed. of his Works; Lathbury, T., History of Nonjurors, 1845.

South, Robert. Posthumous Works of.… Containing sermons on several subjects … An account of his travels into Poland with the Earl of Rochester in … 1674. 3 pts. 1717.

—— Musica Incantans. 1655.

—— Sermons preached upon several occasions. 1679.

—— Animadversion upon Dr. Sherlock’s book entituled a Vindication of the Holy and ever-blessed Trinity. 1693.

Barber, J., Funeral Oration, 1716; Memoirs, 1721; Reliquiae Baxterianae, 1696; Original Letters (Camden Society), 1843.

Stillingfleet, Edward. Works, with Life. 1710.

—— Irenicum. 1659.

—— Origines sacrae. 1662.

—— A Rational Account of the grounds of the Protestant Religion: being a vindication of the Lord Arch. of Canterbury’s [W. Laud’s] Relation of a Conference, etc. 1681.

—— Origines Britannicae, or the Antiquities of the British Church. 1685.

—— Miscellaneous Discourses on Several Occasions. 1735.

MSS. in possession of the Family. Baker, T., History of the College of St. John.… Cambridge, ed. Mayor, J. E. B., 1869.

Taylor, Jeremy, See bibliography to Vol. VII, Chap. VI.

Tenison, Thomas. The Creed of Mr. Hobbes examined. 1670.

—— Baconiana. 1678.

—— A Discourse of Idolatry. 1678.

—— A Discourse concerning a Guide in Matters of Faith. 1683.

—— A True Account of a Conference held about Religion, etc. 1687.

—— Mr. Pulton considered in his Sincerity, Reasonings, and Authority. 1687.

—— Difference betwixt the Protestant and Socinian Methods. 1687.

—— Notes of the Church as laid down by Cardinal Bellarmin examined and confuted. 1688.

Memoirs of the Life and Times of, 1715.

Thorndike, Herbert. Works. 6 vols. (Library of Anglo-Catholic Theology.) Oxford. 1844–56.

Thorndike, Herbert. Epitome Lexici Hebraici, Rabinici, et Arabici … cum Observationibus circa Linguam Hebream et Grecam, etc. 1635.

—— Of the Government of Churches. Cambridge, 1641. Ed. Lewis, D. 1841.

—— Of Religious Assemblies and the Publick Service of God. 1642.

—— A Discourse of the Right of the Church in a Christian State. 1649. Ed. Brewer, J. S. 1841.

—— A Letter concerning the Present State of Religion amongst us. 1656.

—— Variantes in Syriaca Versione Veteris Testamenti Lectiones. 1657.

—— An Epilogue to the Tragedy of the Church of England. 1659.

—— The Due Way of composing the differences on foot; etc. 1660.

—— Just Weights and Measures. 1662.

—— A Discourse of the forebearance or the penalties which a due reformation requires. 1670.

—— De ratione ac jure finiendi controversias Ecclesiae disputatio. 1670.

—— Mr. Herbert Thorndike’s Judgment of the Church of Rome. 1679.

Haddan, A. W., Life in vol. VI of Works; Nichols, J., The History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester, 4 vols., 1795–1815. For complete list of works see vol. VI of Library of Anglo-Catholic Theology, ed. 1856.

Tillotson, John. The Works of. Containing two hundred sermons and discourses on several occasions.… Published from the originals by Ralph Baker. 2 vols. 1717.

—— The Works of. To this edition is now prefix’d the life of the author, compiled chiefly from his original papers and letters by Birch, T. 3 vols. 1725. Also 10 vols. 1820.

B.M. Addit. MSS. 27,874, 9828. Life by Birch, T., in 1725 ed. of Works; Bibliotheca Tillotsoniana, 1695; Reliquiae Baxterianae, 1696.

Wharton, Henry (1664–1695). Anglia Sacra. [Lives of English archbishops and bishops to 1540.] 2 vols. 1691.

For his remaining works, see Hutton, W. H., in D. of N. B. His MS. collections are in Lambeth palace library; his sermons preached before archbishop Sancroft, whose chaplain he was, were published in 1728.

Wilkins, John. The mathematical and philosophical Works of.… To which is prefix’d the author’s life, and an account of his Works. 4 pts. 1707–8. 2nd ed. 2 vols. 1802.

—— The Discovery of a World in the Moone. 1638.

—— Ecclesiastes; or, a discourse concerning the Gift of Preaching, etc. 1646.

—— Mathematicall Magick.… In two books. 1648.

—— A discourse concerning the Gift of Prayer. 1651.

—— An essay towards a real character and a philosophical language. 2 pts. 1668.

—— Of the principles and duties of Natural Religion. [Ed. Ibbotson, J.] 1675.

—— Sermons preach’d upon several occasions.… To which is added a discourse concerning the beauty of Providence. 1677.

Henderson, P. A. W., The Life and Times of John Wilkins, 1910; Martin, B., Biographia Philosophica, p. 289, 1764.


Abbey, C. J. The English Church and its Bishops, 1700–1800. 2 vols. 1887.

Aubrey, J. Brief Lives. Ed. Clark, A. 2 vols. Oxford, 1898.

Baxter, R. Reliquiae Baxterianae. 1696.

Burnet, Gilbert. History of my own Time. Ed. Foxcroft, H. C. 3 vols. Oxford, 1897–1902.

Evelyn, John. Diary. Ed. Wheatley, H. B. 4 vols. 1879.

Hearne, T. Remarks and Collections of Thomas Hearne. Ed. Doble, C. E. 1885 ff.

Hunt, J. Religious Thought in England to the end of the 18th century. 3 vols. 1870–3.

Hutton, W. H. The English Church from the Accession of Charles 1 to the death of Anne. 1903. [The bibliographies in this work and the books referred to in the preface should be noted.]

Lathbury, T. History of the Nonjurors. 1845.

Neal, D. History of the Puritans, vol. IV. 1822.

Nelson, R. Works. 2 pts. 1715.

Overton, J. H. Life in the English Church, 1660–1717. 1885.

—— The Nonjurors. 1902.

Pepys, Samuel. Diary. Ed. Wheatley, H. B. 9 vols. 1893–9.

Wood, A. à. Athenae Oxonienses. Ed. Bliss, P. 1813–20.

See, also, bibliography to Vol. VII, Chap. VI.