Catalogue description Letter concerning dispute over right to preach in Hagbourne church

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Details of D/A2/c164/f114
Reference: D/A2/c164/f114
Title: Letter concerning dispute over right to preach in Hagbourne church
Description:

Richard Bristow, the incumbent, complained that his chosen deputy was prevented from preaching by Henry Armstrong and Robert Hide, "anabaptist Churchwardens", who "would have one Drye to have preached there who formerly spoke against ye King, being a Souldier in ye Parliament Army, & a Shopkeeper formerly in London ... they will not buy any Com[m]on prayer bookes ... Hoggs lyeth rooting in ye Churchyard ..."

Date: 1660
Held by: Berkshire Record Office, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

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