The Divine Legation Of Moses Demonstrated (volume 1)

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byWilliam Warburton

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837. Excerpt: ... The LIFE OF THE AUTHOR. first Printed In 1794. William Warbttrton was descended from an ancient and very considerable family in Cheshire, at the head of which is the present Sir Peter Warburton, baronet, of Arley, in that county. I leave the rest to the genealogist; and go no farther back in his pedigree than to his grandfather, of the same name, who distinguished himself in the civil wars of the last century. He was of the royal party, and showed his zeal and activity in that cause, by serving under Sir George Booth at the affair of Chester. I mention this little circumstance chiefly for the use I shall make of it elsewhere. AH that I know more of him is, that he married Frances, daughter of Robert Awfleld, of l-'.tsi n. in the county of Nottingham, by whom he had three sons; the second of whom, George, was Mr Warburton's father. It seems probable that upon this marriage he removed into Nottinghamshire. His residence was at Shelton, a village about six miles from Newark, where he died. Mr George Warburton, the second son, as I observed, of William Warburton, Esq. of Shelton, was bred to the law. He settled at Newark, where he practised as an attorney, and was particularly esteemed for his integrity in that profession. He married Elizabeth, daughter of William Hobman, alderman of Newark, and had by this marriage five children, George, William, Mary, Elizabeth, and Frances. George died very young. William, the subject of this memoir, was born at Newark, December 24, 1698. He was first put to school there nnder Mr Twells, whose son afterwards married his sister, Elizabeth: but he had the chief part of his education at Okeham, in Rutlandshire, under Mr Wright. Here he continued till the beginning of the year 1714; when his cousin, Mr Warburton, who also bore...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837. Excerpt: ... The LIFE OF THE AUTHOR. first Printed In 1794. William Warbttrton was descended from an ancient and very considerable family i...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.65 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021728034X

ISBN - 13:9780217280341

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