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* Entilled “ A Sorvey of the pretended holy Discipline; to which is i prefixed a Sermon preachid agamfi the Puritans, at St. Paul's Croti, Feb. 9, 1589-9, fron the following Test: Deurly beloved, beliete not every Spirit, but iry the Spirits whether they be of God, for many fulse Prophets have gone wit is to the tuorld. 1 John, iv. 1." .
y ROBERT BROWN, a person of a good family in Rutlandhire, edin cated at Corpus Chrifii College in Cambridge, was the founder of a fect of Puritanis, who took their name from him. He inveighed with the most bitter acrimony againli the Church of England, conderoning ber government as Antichritian, ber facraments as superlliticus, and her whole liturgy as a compound of Paganism and Popery. Fiis oun lyfiein of religious infiitution was explained by him in a book entitled A Treatise of Reformation." He wrote several tracis in support of his opi•
? So denominated from HENRY BARROW, a layman, and noted fectary, who suffered death for publishing leditious books againt the Queen and the State. He derived his doctrine principally from Cartwright; maintaining, among other things, that the church of England was not a true church; that her minifiers had no lawful calling; and that the use of forms of prayer was blafphemous. (Of this man and his opinions, see Sir G. Paule's Life of Whitgift, p. 58.-Kennet's History of England, Vol. II. p. 571.)
. a In the latter editions the sentence is, " These men's ends in all their saclious is distraction; their pretence and colour reformation."