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book #80040
Sheppard, William
The Parsons Guide: Or the Law of Tythes. Wherein is shewed, Who must pay Tythes, and to whom, and of what things, When, and How they must be paid, and how they may be recovered at this day, and how a man may be discharged of payment thereof. Wing S3206
Printed for W. Lee, H. Twyford, T. Collins [and two others], London, 1670.
Penultimate edition of Sheppard's work initially written to support the Protectorate's financial exigencies, Sheppard contending in this expanded edition that "the origins of tithes were founded in English custom, dating to the ancient Saxon church"
Original unlettered sheep, rubbed but quite clean, presentation copy--"For Simon Degge" [whose Parsons Counsellor appeared in 1676]; the Taussig copy
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