Bates - BX5207 B3 B2 1692

Mr. Richard Baxter. r o ï After the Church of St. Dun- flans was pull'd down in order to its re-building , he removed to Black-Fryars, and continued his preaching there to a vaff Con- courfe of Hearers, till the fatal Bartholomew. In the Year 1661, a Parliament was call'd, wherein was pall the Ad of Uniformity, that expell'd from their publick Places about two thoufand Miniflers.Iwill onely take notice concerning theCaufes of that Proceeding-, that the Old Clergy fromWrath and Revenge, and the young Gentry from their fervile Compliance with the Court, and their Diflafle of feri- ous Religion, were very attive to carry on and compleat that Ad. That this is no mill Imputation upon the ruling Clergy then is e- vident, not onely from their Cone H 3 cur-