A Dictionary of All Religions and Religious Denominations/Vanists

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VANISTS, so called from Sir Henry Vane, who was appointed governour of New England in the year 1636; and is said to have been at the head of the party there, who were charged with maintaining Antinomian tenets.[1] See Antinomians.

Original footnotes[edit]

  1. Calamy's Abridg. vol. i. p. 98.