The Effigies Of the late Learned Divine Stephen Charnock. B.D.
Sold by Tho. Cockerill att the 3 Leggs in ye Poultry. [n.d. c.1690.]
Engraving. Plate 292 x 184mm. 11½ x 7¼". Trimmed.
Portrait of Stephen Charnock, bust in an ornamental oval frame on a pedestal, long hair, wearing bands and gown; frontispiece to his 'Discourses' (1684). Stephen Charnock (1628-1680) was a Puritan divine, and English Puritan Presbytarian clergyman and theologian. In 1656 he left Southwark, where he served as a minister of the faith, converting individuals to Christianity, to Ireland, where he became a chaplain to Henry Cromwell. At the Restoration of Charles II in 1660, Charnock was legally prevented from practicing public ministry. He retuned to England where hs continued to study and minister in non-public ways.
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove.
[Ref: 25393] £60.00