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PURMIDE COTTME, 39 DUNDONU RSA).

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HISTORY

ов THE .

RISE AND PROGRESS

OF THE PEOPLE CALLED

QUAKERS,

IN IRELAND,

FROM THE YEAR 1653 to 1700.

COMPILED AT THE REQUEST OF THEIR NATIONAL MEETING,

By THOMAS WIGHT, of Cork,

AFTERWARDS

REVISED, ENLARGED, and CONTINUED to the YFAR 1751,

BY JOHN RUTTY.

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Part. I.

8-33- H.A. Blackwell

In the most dark and ignorant ages a faithful few were

preserved, who testified against the prevailing cor-
ruptions of the times, some of which are specified,
as Claudius Bishop of Turin, Petrus de Bruis,
Henricus ex Monacho, Hildegardis and Bridget,
two prophetesses, Waldo, from whom the Wala
denses, John Wickliff, Walter Brute, John Hus,
Jerom of Prague, Luther, Zuinglius, Melancton,
(Ecolampadius, and others; Tindal's translation
of the Bible, and the remarkable opposition of the
clergy to it; the progress of the reformation gra.
dual; the defects of the reformation traced in some

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