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LUDOVICVS ATTERBURY LLD.

de Shepperton et Hornsey in

T. Gibson pinx.

Rector. Atat

G. Vertue sculp 1727.

ON

SELECT SUBJECTS.

By LEWIS ATTERBURY, LL. D.
One of the Preaching CHAPLAINS
To their Late MAJESTIES
Queen ANNE and King GEORGE I

In TWO VOLUME S.

Now first Published from the ORIGINALS;
With a BRIEF ACCOUNT

OF THE

AUTHOR.

By EDWARD YARDLEY, B. D.
Archdeacon of Cardigan.

VOL. I.

LONDON:

Printed for THOMAS OSBORNE, in Gray's-Inn.

M.DCC.XLIII.

3X 5133 .A88

V.l

875680-190

A Brief A C COUNT

OF THE

AUTHOR

OF THE

Following SERMONS.

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HILST I comply with the Request of the Bookfeller, in saying something of the late Rev. Dr. Lewis Atterbury, whofe SERMONS are here prefented to the World: I must request the Reader not to expect a compleat Life of him, but only a fhort Relation of fuch Particulars, as a perfonal Conversation with him for several Years, and the Papers I have by me, have furnished me with.

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THE

THE Family of Atterbury hath flourished for many Years in Northamptonshire = The Grandfather of our Author was one of the many Children of Lewis Atterbury, of Great-Houghton, in the faid County. This Perfon, whofe Name was Francis, was a Reverend Clergyman, Rector of Middleton-Malfor, in his native County; he was an eloquent, judicious, and ufeful Preacher, as appears by what I have feen of his Writings, and left behind him the Character of a worthy and good Man.

His Son, Lewis Atterbury, was educated at Chrift's-Church, in Oxford, * became A. B. 23 Feb. 1649, and was I March 1651, admitted or created A. M. by Virtue of a Difpenfation from the Chancellor of that Üniverfity. He was admitted in the Year 1654, Rector of Great or Broad-Rifington, in the Diocese and County of Gloucester, and, after the Reftoration, took a Presentation for that Benefice under the Great-Seal, and, was inftituted again to confirm his Title to it ‡. On

*Gen. Diction. † Athen. Oxon. Vol. II. p. 777. Original Instruments in my Cuftody.

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