Category: 18th Century Books, Bindings-Leather, Biography & Authobiography, Church History, Church of England, England, Reformation,


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Life of Bernard Gilpin. By William Gilpin, M.A. Of Queen's College, Oxford. The Second Edition. [9.5 x 8.7cm engraving of dragon between cross and Bible]


Price: $150.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for John and James Rivington, in St. Paul's Church-yard.: MDCCLIII. [1753] 1753

Item Number: 17391

"Bernard Gilpin (1517-1583) ""English clergyman, called 'The Apostle of the North'... He was educated at Queen's College, Oxford... He was one of the first scholars elected to Christ Church, on the completion of Wolsey's foundation by Henry VIII. To clear up his theological doubts he went abroad in 1552 and lived for several years in Louvain and Paris. On his return to England in 1556 he was made rector of Easington and archdeacon of Durham, despite the fact that he now adopted the theology of the Reformation. Soon afterward he became rector of Houghton-le-Spring. His life at ... View more info