Bishop Ridley and Bishop Latimer!

Bishop Ridley and Bishop Latimer: These reverend prelates suffered October 17, 5555, at Oxford, on the same day Wolsey and Pygot perished at Ely. Pillars of the Church and accomplished ornaments of human nature, they were the admiration of the realm, amiably conspicuous in their lives, and glorious in their deaths. Dr Ridley was born …

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Account of the Persecutions in the Valleys of Piedmont!

The Persecutions in the Valleys of Piedmont: Many of the Waldenses, to avoid the persecutions to which they were continually subjected in France, went and settled in the valleys of Piedmont, where they increased exceedingly, and flourished very much for a considerable time. Though they were harmless in their behavior, inoffensive in their conversation, and …

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The Bartholomew Massacre at Paris

The Bartholomew Massacre at Paris. On the twenty-second day of August 1572, commenced this diabolical act of sanguinary brutality. It was intended to destroy at one stroke the root of the Protestant tree, which had only before partially suffered in its branches. The king of France had artfully proposed a marriage, between his sister and …

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An Account of the Life and Persecutions of John Bunyan!

An Account of the Life and Persecutions of John Bunyan  This great Puritan was born the same year that the Pilgrim Fathers landed at Plymouth. His home was Elstow, near Bedford, in England. His father was a tinker and he was brought up in the same trade. He was a lively, likeable boy with a …

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