Author:William Gresley

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William Gresley
English divine


  • Clement Walton, or the English Citizen (vol. i.).
  • The Siege of Lichfield, a Tale illustrative of the Great Rebellion (vol. xiii.).
  • Charles Lever, or the Man of the Nineteenth Century (vol. xv.).
  • The Forest of Arden, a Tale Illustrative of the English Reformation (vol. xix.).
  • Church-Clavering, or The Schoolmaster (vol. xxiv.), in which he developed his views on education.
  • Coniston Hall, or the Jacobites (vol. xxxi.).
  • Sermons on some of the Social and Political Duties of a Christian, 12mo, London, 1836.
  • The Necessity of Zeal and Moderation in the present circumstances of the Church enforced and illustrated in Five Sermons preached before the University of Oxford, 12mo, London, 1839.
  • Some Thoughts on the Means of working out the Scheme of Diocesan Education, 8vo, London, 1839.
  • Remarks on the necessity of attempting a Restoration of the National Church, 8vo, London, 1841.
  • Parochial Sermons, 12mo, London, 1842.
  • The Spiritual Condition of the Young: Thoughts suggested by the Confirmation Service, 12mo, London, 1843.
  • St. Stephen: Death for Truth, being No. ix. of Tracts for Englishmen, 12mo, 1844.
  • Anglo-Catholicism. A short Treatise on the Theory of the English Church, 8vo, London, 1844.
  • Frank's First Trip to the Continent (Burns's Fireside Library), 12mo, London, 1845.
  • Suggestions on the New Statute to be proposed in the University of Oxford, 8vo, London, 1845.
  • A Short Treatise on the English Church, 12mo, London, 1845.
  • Evangelical Truth and Apostolical Order; a Dialogue, 12mo, London, 1846.
  • The Real Danger of the Church of England, 8vo, London, 1846; 6th edit. 1847.
  • A Second Statement of the Real Danger of the Church of England … containing Answers to certain Objections [by F. Close and others] which have been made against his former Statement, 8vo, London, 1846.
  • A Third Statement of the real danger of the Church of England, setting forth the distinction between Romanists and Anglicans, and the identity of Evangelicals and Puritans, 8vo, London, 1847.
  • Practical Sermons, 12mo, London, 1848.
  • The Use of Confirmation (No. xi. of The London Parochial Tracts, 8vo, 1848, &c.).
  • A Word of Remonstrance with the Evangelicals, addressed to the Rev. Francis Wilson … in reply to his Pamphlet called “No Peace with Tractarianism,” 8vo, London, 1850; 3rd edit. 1851.
  • A Help to Prayer, in Six Tracts, 12mo, Oxford and London, 1850.
  • Stand Fast and Hope. A Letter [on the decision of the Privy Council in the Gorham case], 8vo, London, 1850.
  • Distinctive Tenets of the Church of England, 4th edit., 8vo, London, 1851.
  • A Second Word of Remonstrance with the Evangelicals, 8vo, London, 1851.
  • A Letter to the Dean of Bristol [G. Elliott] on what he considers the “Fundamental Error” of Tractarianism, 8vo, London, 1851.
  • A Letter on Confession and Absolution … in reply to a Letter and Speeches of the Rev. R. J. McGhee, 8vo, London, 1852.
  • The Present State of the Controversy with Rome. Three Sermons, 12mo, London, 1855.
  • Answer to a Letter of the Rev. E. B. Elliott addressed to the Rev. W. Gresley on the “Delusion of the Tractarian Clergy as to the Validity of their Ministerial Orders,” 8vo, London, 1856.
  • Position of the Church and the Duty of her Members in regard to the Denison Case, 8vo, London, 1856.
  • Sermons preached at Brighton, 12mo, London, 1858.
  • Boyne Hill Tracts. By W. G., 8vo, London, 1858.
  • Idealism considered; chiefly with reference to a volume of “Essays and Reviews” lately published, 8vo, London, 1860.
  • The Prayer-Book as it is, 8vo, London, 1865.

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