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Author Douglas, Eleanor, Lady, -1652.

Title Prophetic writings of Lady Eleanor Davies / edited by Esther S. Cope
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 374 pages)
Series Women writers in English 1350-1850
Women writers in English 1350-1850.
Contents Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; List of Abbreviations of Titles; Prophetic Writings; A Warning to the Dragon and all his Angels; Woe to the House; Given to the Elector Prince Charles of the Rhyne; Bathe Daughter of BabyLondon; Spirituall Antheme: Elea. Tuichet; The Lady Eleanor Her Appeal to the High Court of Parliament; To the most honorable the High Court of Parliament and Samsons Legacie; The Star to the Wise; From the Lady Eleanor, Her Blessing; A Prayer or Petition for Peace; As Not Unknowne. This Petition or Prophesie; Great Brittains Visitation
Summary Eleanor Davies (1590-1652) was one of the most prolific women writing in early seventeenth-century England. This volume includes thirty-eight of the sixty-some prophetic tracts that she published. Inspired to prophecy by a visionary experience in 1625, the year of Charles I's accession to the throne, she devoted herself to warning her contemporaries that the Day of Judgement was imminent. Her zeal and her intricately constructed tracts confounded contemporaries who called her mad. She experienced repeated imprisonment and also confinement to Bedlam, London's mental hospital. The tracts tell he
Analysis Christianity Prophets
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Prophecies.
Form Electronic book
Author Cope, Esther S.
LC no. 95001043
ISBN 0195078756 (Cloth)
019802407X (electronic bk.)
9780195078756 (Cloth)
9780198024071 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Lady Eleanor Davies