Richard Allestree

Standard Name: Allestree, Richard


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Cultural formation Elisabeth Wast
EW was not able to rest peacefully in her commitment to the Church ofScotland . Within four months she found herself troubled with Unbelief.
Wast, Elisabeth. Memoirs; or, Spiritual Exercises.
Reading Francis Spirahurt me more than all the Books...
Intertextuality and Influence Susan Smythies
The novel offers in passing an amusing catalogue of an old-fashioned library, whose first items are heroic romances like Ibraham; Cassandra; Cleopatra [by Madeleine de Scudéry and Gauthier de La Calprenède ]. Several...
Textual Features Mary Astell
From Astell's own viewpoint this would have been her most important work; it represents the distillation of her religious and philosophical opinions. It follows in the tradition of Bathsua Makin 's Essay to Revive the...


October 1658: The Whole Duty of Man appeared: a hugely...

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October 1658

The Whole Duty of Man appeared: a hugely influential guide to religious living, ascribed generally to Richard Allestree but sometimes to others, notably Dorothy, Lady Pakington .

1673: Richard Allestree (probably) published with...

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Richard Allestree (probably) published with Oxford University PressThe Ladies Calling, a religiousconduct book which became well-known and influential.


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