1893 text

Thomas Case, born 1598, was a famous preacher and a zealous advocate for the Solemn League and Covenant, a member of the assembly of divines, and rector of St. Giles’s-in-the-Fields. He was one of the deputation to Charles II. at Breda, and appointed a royal chaplain. He was ejected by the Act of Uniformity, but remained in London after his ejection. Died May 30th, 1682.

This text comes from a footnote on a diary entry in the 1893 edition edited by Henry B. Wheatley.

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Terry Foreman  •  Link

Thomas Case (1598–1682) was an English clergyman of Presbyterian beliefs, member of the Westminster Assembly where he was one of the strongest advocates of theocracy, and sympathizer with the Restoration of the Stuart monarchy. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Case

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