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    Rosemary Moore
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Sacred Literature Trust Series.

Sacred Literature Trust Series. Publication date: 25 May 2010.

book by Rosemary Moore. Ellwood's story vividly recounts the early days of the Friends movement in seventeenth-century England and the persecution of its members.

Thomas Ellwood (October 1639 – 1 March 1714) was an English religious writer. He is remembered for his relationship with poet John Milton, and some of his writing has proved durable as well. Ellwood was born in the village of Crowell, Oxfordshire, the son of a rural squire, Walter Ellwood, by his wife, Elizabeth Potman. From 1642 to 1646 the family lived in London. He was educated at Lord Williams's School in Thame.

The life of the simple Quaker, Thomas Ellwood, to whom the pomps and shows of earth were nowhere so. .Of what this rage meant, and of the spirit in which it was endured, we learn much from the History of Thomas Ellwood.

The life of the simple Quaker, Thomas Ellwood, to whom the pomps and shows of earth were nowhere so vain as in association with the spiritual life of man, may serve as companion to another volume in this Library, the Life of Wolsey by George Cavendish, who, as a gentleman of the great prelate’s household, made part of his pomp, but ha.

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Thomas Ellwood (1639-1713) was an English religious writer. He was born in Oxfordshire, the son of a rural squire. Educated at Lord Williams's School, he later joined the Quakers and became a friend .f William Penn and John Milton. However, he was persecuted for his faith and spent some time in prison. His best-known work, Davideis (1712), is a poem about the life of King David. His autobiography, The History of the Life of Thomas Ellwood, published posthumously, is a valuable historical document.

'There are many greater Quakers than Ellwood, but few more likeable' quips editor Rosemary Moore in her epilogue. Her new edition of Thomas Ellwood's autobiography will be of interest to social and religious historians, Quakers, English literary scholars, and to many others. For Ellwood's story vividly recounts the early days of the Friends movement in 17th century England and the persecution they underwent. A student of Issac Pennington, an assistant to John Milton, and the editor of the journals of George Fox, Thomas Ellwood gives moving account of his tumultuous life and times.