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c.1550–1633, English clergyman and leader of a group of early separatists popularly known as Brownists. Browne conceived of the church as a self-governing local body of experiential believers in Jesus.
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88) Having observed Neal's opinion of English Baptists in The History of the Puritans, it is surprising that he failed to identify Williams (whom he regarded as a "rigid Brownist, precise, uncharitable, and of such turbulent and boisterous Passions, as had like to have put the whole Country to Flame") as a Baptist.
6) In 1607 Brownists built another church farther east on the artificial island of Vloonburg (Vlooienburg) on Lange Houte Street.
16) To the charge that official (Church of England) Protestantism is literally out of place in Illyria, one must also explain the references to Puritans and Brownists (3.
The distinction which Burnet drew between the moderate Dissenters (religious descendants of the Puritans) and the separatist Dissenters (in the Brownist tradition) provides us with the key to the Latitudinarians' objection to the bill against occasional conformity.
White, The English Separatist Tradition: From the Marian Martyrs to the Pilgrim Fathers (London: Oxford University Press, 1971); and Verne Dale Morey, The Brownist Churches: A Study in English Separatism, 1553-1630 (unpublished Ph.
88) New England Calvinists--variously called Puritans, Pilgrims, Congregationalists, Independents, Brownists, and Separatists--generally conceived of the church and the state as two separate covenantal associations, two seats of Godly authority in the community, each with a distinct polity and calling.
the defendants counter accusations of libel with the claim that the religious reformists 'gave enterteynment to one Traske a young hot headed and excommunycated Mynister', (56) that is, John Traske, who became more notorious when in London he founded the Brownists and preached in support of the reinstitution of the Jewish sabbath.
1), which dates from 1593 (not 1592 as stated in the discussion on page 81), was essentially a measure to suppress Brownists and Separatists, a fact to which its inclusion in the section on Puritans in G.
27) While both Brownists and Helwys criticized the Anglican Church, the Baptist leader also rejected the Brownists, who retained infant baptism.
Also, for the separatists, see Gifford's Short Treatise against the Donatists of England whome we call Brownists (London: Cooke, 1590), quoted at 3-4 and 101; and his criticisms of their "anabaptisticall freedom," in A Short Reply unto the last printed books of Henry Barrow and John Greenwood (London: Tobie Cooke, 1591), 18.
Towns have been understudied in the historiography of the English Reformation, a fact which is all the more remarkable in view of the traditional association of urban culture with the more advanced forms of religious dissent from the Lollards to the Brownists.
At the same time, if a plantation took root, England would receive vital revenue from the importation of colonial products and rid itself of noisome social deviants such as Brownists, Quakers, and "papists.