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All articles & reviews tagged with richard-baxter

Historical

January 2016
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Richard Baxter of Kidderminster (2)

Although Richard Baxter was a chaplain in Cromwell’s Model Army (Continued from ET, November 2015), he was at heart a Royalist. At Coventry he declared his allegiance to the parliamentary cause, but later said that he was sorry he had done so and wrote a 32 point apology for it! He gave as a reason…

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Historical

November 2015
Articles > Historical

Richard Baxter of Kidderminster (1)

Richard Baxter was born 400 years ago, on 12 November 1615, at Rowton in Shropshire. He was educated at a number of places — Ludlow Castle, Eton Constantine, Donnington and Great Wroxeter. His father was a member of the Shropshire gentry who in early life gambled away his inheritance, but just before Richard’s birth…

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