The Resource A beacon set on fire: or The humble information of certain stationers, citizens of London, to the Parliament and Commonwealth of England : Concerning the vigilancy of Jesuits, papists, and apostates, (taking advantage of the divisions among our selves and the states great employment,) to corrupt the pure doctrine of the Scriptures. Introduce the whole body of popish doctrine & worship. Seduce the subjects of this Commonwealth unto the popish religion, or that which is worse. By writing and publishing many popish books, (printed in England in the English tongue within these three last years, therein maintaining all the gross points of popery, ... And blasphemous books of another nature: all made evident by the catalogue and contents of many of the aforesaid books added hereunto. Published for the service of the Parliament and commonwealth. Hoping that the Parliament by sufficient laws, ... will set themselves ... to maintain the faith that was once delivered to the saints against all the enemies thereof, (electronic book)

A beacon set on fire: or The humble information of certain stationers, citizens of London, to the Parliament and Commonwealth of England : Concerning the vigilancy of Jesuits, papists, and apostates, (taking advantage of the divisions among our selves and the states great employment,) to corrupt the pure doctrine of the Scriptures. Introduce the whole body of popish doctrine & worship. Seduce the subjects of this Commonwealth unto the popish religion, or that which is worse. By writing and publishing many popish books, (printed in England in the English tongue within these three last years, therein maintaining all the gross points of popery, ... And blasphemous books of another nature: all made evident by the catalogue and contents of many of the aforesaid books added hereunto. Published for the service of the Parliament and commonwealth. Hoping that the Parliament by sufficient laws, ... will set themselves ... to maintain the faith that was once delivered to the saints against all the enemies thereof, (electronic book)

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A beacon set on fire: or The humble information of certain stationers, citizens of London, to the Parliament and Commonwealth of England : Concerning the vigilancy of Jesuits, papists, and apostates, (taking advantage of the divisions among our selves and the states great employment,) to corrupt the pure doctrine of the Scriptures. Introduce the whole body of popish doctrine & worship. Seduce the subjects of this Commonwealth unto the popish religion, or that which is worse. By writing and publishing many popish books, (printed in England in the English tongue within these three last years, therein maintaining all the gross points of popery, ... And blasphemous books of another nature: all made evident by the catalogue and contents of many of the aforesaid books added hereunto. Published for the service of the Parliament and commonwealth. Hoping that the Parliament by sufficient laws, ... will set themselves ... to maintain the faith that was once delivered to the saints against all the enemies thereof
Title
A beacon set on fire: or The humble information of certain stationers, citizens of London, to the Parliament and Commonwealth of England
Title remainder
Concerning the vigilancy of Jesuits, papists, and apostates, (taking advantage of the divisions among our selves and the states great employment,) to corrupt the pure doctrine of the Scriptures. Introduce the whole body of popish doctrine & worship. Seduce the subjects of this Commonwealth unto the popish religion, or that which is worse. By writing and publishing many popish books, (printed in England in the English tongue within these three last years, therein maintaining all the gross points of popery, ... And blasphemous books of another nature: all made evident by the catalogue and contents of many of the aforesaid books added hereunto. Published for the service of the Parliament and commonwealth. Hoping that the Parliament by sufficient laws, ... will set themselves ... to maintain the faith that was once delivered to the saints against all the enemies thereof
Title variation
Humble information of certain stationers, citizens of London, to the Parliament and Commonwealth of England
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
Cu-RivES
Citation location within source
  • F564
  • E.675[14]
Citation source
  • Wing (2nd ed.)
  • McAlpin Coll., II, p. 769
  • Thomason
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
d. 1666
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fawne, Luke
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Catholic Church
  • Stationers' Company (London, England)
  • Prohibited books
  • Booksellers and bookselling
  • Censorship
  • Great Britain
Target audience
general
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A beacon set on fire: or The humble information of certain stationers, citizens of London, to the Parliament and Commonwealth of England : Concerning the vigilancy of Jesuits, papists, and apostates, (taking advantage of the divisions among our selves and the states great employment,) to corrupt the pure doctrine of the Scriptures. Introduce the whole body of popish doctrine & worship. Seduce the subjects of this Commonwealth unto the popish religion, or that which is worse. By writing and publishing many popish books, (printed in England in the English tongue within these three last years, therein maintaining all the gross points of popery, ... And blasphemous books of another nature: all made evident by the catalogue and contents of many of the aforesaid books added hereunto. Published for the service of the Parliament and commonwealth. Hoping that the Parliament by sufficient laws, ... will set themselves ... to maintain the faith that was once delivered to the saints against all the enemies thereof, (electronic book)
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Publication
Note
  • Signed on p. 8: Luke Fawne. Samuel Gellibrand. Joshua Kirton. John Rothwell. Thomas Vnderhill. Nathaniel Webb
  • One of a series in a controversy over the publication of seditious or blasphemous works
  • The words "corrupt the pure doctrine .. that which is worse." are bracketed together on title page
  • Includes bibliography
  • Line 11 of title ends "& worship.". Variant: lacking period after "worship"
  • Reproduction of the original in the British Library
  • Annotation on Thomason copy: "Septemb. 21"
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
black and white
Control code
99862502
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
16 p.
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0051000003
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A beacon set on fire: or The humble information of certain stationers, citizens of London, to the Parliament and Commonwealth of England : Concerning the vigilancy of Jesuits, papists, and apostates, (taking advantage of the divisions among our selves and the states great employment,) to corrupt the pure doctrine of the Scriptures. Introduce the whole body of popish doctrine & worship. Seduce the subjects of this Commonwealth unto the popish religion, or that which is worse. By writing and publishing many popish books, (printed in England in the English tongue within these three last years, therein maintaining all the gross points of popery, ... And blasphemous books of another nature: all made evident by the catalogue and contents of many of the aforesaid books added hereunto. Published for the service of the Parliament and commonwealth. Hoping that the Parliament by sufficient laws, ... will set themselves ... to maintain the faith that was once delivered to the saints against all the enemies thereof, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
  • Signed on p. 8: Luke Fawne. Samuel Gellibrand. Joshua Kirton. John Rothwell. Thomas Vnderhill. Nathaniel Webb
  • One of a series in a controversy over the publication of seditious or blasphemous works
  • The words "corrupt the pure doctrine .. that which is worse." are bracketed together on title page
  • Includes bibliography
  • Line 11 of title ends "& worship.". Variant: lacking period after "worship"
  • Reproduction of the original in the British Library
  • Annotation on Thomason copy: "Septemb. 21"
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
black and white
Control code
99862502
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
16 p.
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0051000003
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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