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Henry Burton

English Puritan theologian

Henry Burton


  • "O Maker of the Sea and Sky"
  • A censure of simonie, or a most important case of conscience concerning simonie briefly discussed not altogether perhaps unparalleled for the meridian of these times (1624)
  • A plea to an appeale traversed dialogue wise (1626)
  • The baiting of the Popes bull. Or an unmasking of the mystery of iniquity, folded up in a most pernitious breeue or bull, sent from the Pope lately into England, to cawse a rent therein, for his reentry With an advertisement to the Kings seduced subjects (1627)
  • The seven vials or a briefe and plaine exposition upon the 15: and 16: chapters of the Revelation very pertinent and profitable for the Church of God in these last times (1628)
  • A tryall of private devotions. Or, A diall for the houres of prayer. By H.B. rector of St. Mathewes Friday-street (1628)
  • Conflicts and comforts of conscience a treatise, shewing how the conscience, in cases of deepest distresse and distraction, may recollect it selfe, and recover solid and sound comfort (1628)
  • Israels fast. Or, a meditation upon the seuenth chapter of Joshua a faire precedent for these times. By H.B. rector of S. Mathews Fryday-Street (1628)
  • Babel no Bethel (1629)
  • Truth's triumph over Trent: or, the great gulfe betweene Sion and Babylon That is, the unreconcileable opposition betweene the Apostolicke Church of Christ, and the apostate synagogue of Antichrist, in the maine and fundamentall doctrine of justification, for which the Church of England Christs spouse, hath justly, through Gods mercie, for these manie yeares, according to Christs voyce, separated her selfe from Babylon, with whom from henceforth she must hold no communion. (1629)
  • Grounds of Christian religion laid downe briefly and plainely by way of question and answer (1631)
  • The Christians bulwarke, against Satans battery. Or, The doctrine of justification so plainely and pithily layd out in the severall maine branches of it as the fruits thereof may be to the faithfull, as so many preservatives against the poysonous heresies and prevailing iniquities of these last times (1632)
  • A brief answer to a late Treatise of the Sabbath day digested dialogue-wise between two divines, A. and B. (1635?)
  • A divine tragedie lately acted, or A collection of sundry memorable examples of Gods judgements upon Sabbath-breakers, and other like libertines, in their unlawfull sports, happening within the realme of England, in the compass only of two yeares last past, since the booke was published worthy to be knowne and considered of all men, especially such, who are guilty of the sinne or arch-patrons thereof (1636)
  • For God, and the King. The summe of two sermons preached on the fifth of November last in St. Matthewes Friday-streete. 1636 (1636)
  • An apology of an appeale : also an epistle to the true-hearted nobility (1636) (external scan)
  • A replie to a relation, of the conference between William Laude and Mr. Fisher the Jesuite. By a witnesse of Jesus Christ (1640)
  • The protestation protested, or, A short remonstrance shewing what is principally required of all those that have or doe take the last Parliamentary protestation (1641)
  • The humble petitions of Mr. Burton and Dr. Bastwicke presented to the honovrable the knights, citizens, and burgesses of the Commons House of Parliament (1641)
  • Englands bondage and hope of deliverance a sermon preached before the honourable House of Parliament at St. Margarets in Westminster (1641)
  • A most godly sermon preached at St. Albons in Woodstreet on Sunday last being the 10 of October, 1641: shewing the necessity of selfe-denyall and humiliation by prayer and fasting before the Lord in regard of the present plague we now lye under: which God in his good time remove from amongst us (1641)
  • A narration of the life of Mr. Henry Burton. Wherein is set forth the various and remarkable passages thereof, his sufferings, supports, comforts, and deliverances. Now published for the benefit of all those that either doe or may suffer for the cause of Christ. According to a copy written with his owne hand (1643)
  • A vindicaton of churches, commonly called Independent, or, A briefe answer to two books the one, intituled, Twelve considerable serious questions, touching church-government, the other, Independency examined, unmasked, refuted, &c. (1644)
  • Truth still Truth, though shut out of doors (1645)
  • Vindiciæ veritatis: truth vindicated against calumny. In a briefe answer to Dr. Bastwicks two late books, entituled, Independency not Gods ordinance, with the second part, styled the postscript, &c. (1645)
  • A full and satisfactorie answere to the Arch-bishop of Canterbvries speech, or, Funerall sermon preached by himselfe on the Tower-hill, on Friday the tenth of Ianuary, 1645, upon Hebr. 12. 1, 2 at which time he was there and then beheaded wherein is a full and plenary discourse to satisfie all those who have been startled with his suttle and Jesuiticall falacies and evasions in the said speech : and other passages and observations of great consequence, to satisfie the expectation of the Kingdome therein (1645)
  • The grand impostor unmasked, or, A detection of the notorious hypocrisie and desperate impiety of the late Archbishop, so styled, of Canterbury cunningly couched in that written copy which he read on the scaffold at his execution, Ian. 10, 1644 (n.d.)
  • Conformities Deformity (1646) (external scan)
  • Jesu-worship confuted, or, Certain arguments against bowing at the name Jesus proving it to be idolatrous and superstitious and so utterly unlawful: with objections to the contrary fully answered (1660)

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