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“Popish Midwife” Elizabeth Cellier , English Catholic Midwife 1680

741G   Elizabeth Cellier fl 1668-1688 Malice defeated, or, A brief relation of the accusation and deliverance of Elizabeth Cellier wherein her proceedings both before and during her confinement are particularly related and the Mystery of the meal-tub fully discovered :... Continue Reading →

“Popish Midwife” Elizabeth Cellier , English Catholic Midwife 1680

741G   Elizabeth Cellier fl 1668-1688 Malice defeated, or, A brief relation of the accusation and deliverance of Elizabeth Cellier wherein her proceedings both before and during her confinement are particularly related and the Mystery of the meal-tub fully discovered :... Continue Reading →

Ten (more) Books by Jesuits from the 17th Century!

Another short List of some books by Jesuits currently in my inventory. Please enjoy.               271G Campion, Edmund. 1540-1581 Historia Anglicana ecclesiastica : a primis gentis susceptae fidei incunabulis ad nostra fere tempora deducta,... Continue Reading →

Bees ,Spelling, Gender, Music & all in one book!

Source: Bees ,Spelling, Gender, Music & all in one book!

Elizabeth Cellier , English Catholic Midwife 1680

741G   Elizabeth Cellier fl 1668-1688 Malice defeated, or, A brief relation of the accusation and deliverance of Elizabeth Cellier wherein her proceedings both before and during her confinement are particularly related and the Mystery of the meal-tub fully discovered :... Continue Reading →

More Early Books with Notes and Annotations!

These two annotated books are of different species, but both are common usages for writing in books the first one , The 1684 Almanac has been used as a note-book, bound with 12 extra pages both before and after the... Continue Reading →

Anthropometamorphosis: = man transform’d: or, the artificiall changling

So,a day doesn't go by in which I don't see a tattoo or an interesting piercing or some one with 'gauges' It is reassuring to see that this expressive use of ones personal body while, ancient and maybe even natural... Continue Reading →

Jesuit Astronomy…calling Descartes “Enthusiast”

It seems that in the seventeenth century the Jesuits are on the point of trying to negotiate the academic and scientific changes in the world outside of the Catholic Church and Church tradition. The Ratio Studiorum,which was a document to... Continue Reading →

some English Catholic Histories

By way of a few forceable legislative acts made between 1633 and 1634 the Catholic Church in England and Wales,  was abolished by  King Henry VIII . Under the Reign of Henry's daughter Mary 1553-1558, Catholicism was reinstated and supported... Continue Reading →

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