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The journal of William Dowsing

of Stratford, parliamentary visitor, appointed under a warrant from the Earl of Manchester, for demolishing the superstitious pictures and ornaments of churches within the county of Suffolk

by William Dowsing

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sources,
  • Diaries,
  • Genealogy,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementintroduction, notes, etc. by C.H. Evelyn White
    ContributionsEvelyn-White, C. H. (Charles Harold), 1851-, writer of introduction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination61 pages :
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26369651M
    OCLC/WorldCa48976768

    John Morrill, the author of this chapter, seeks both to find new ways of analysing William Dowsing's journal and to reconstruct something of the social milieu and mental world of a stolid fanatic. He describes William as being important enough to rate entry in the Dictionary of National Biography; the journals he kept of his official visits in –4 to the churches of Cambridgeshire and. In January the bailiffs of Eye reported one “William Dowsing, gent., an inhabitant” refused to take in an apprentice as directed in King Charles’ The Book of Orders 1 and when civil war broke out, his eldest brother, Simon, is mentioned as lending £10 “for the defence of the parliament”. More importantly, considering his future.

    the journal of william dowsing. iconoclasm in east anglia during the english civil war. woodbridge: boydell press XXIV, p. Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Books about and related to dowsing: a technique for searching for underground water, minerals, ley lines, or anything invisible, by observing the motion of a pointer (traditionally a forked stick, or often a pair of bent wires) or the changes in direction of a pendulum, supposedly in response to unseen influences.

    Oxbow Books is the world's leading publisher, distributor and bookseller in archaeology and the ancient world. Dowsing (): A Reformation Tract Volume Reassembled Dunstan Roberts This article identifies several volumes from the library of the seventeenth-century puritan William Dowsing (). Dowsing is primarily known for the campaign of iconoclasm which he conducted in East Anglia between late and and for the journal in which heFile Size: KB.


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If you already have the William Dowsing book-you may like to go to ‘Corrections/New info’. If you are interested in William Dowsing, who he was and what he did, and would like to look at his famous Journal online, go to ‘About Dowsing’ or ‘Journal online’. During the Civil War, in late andthe Suffolk puritan William Dowsing visited some hundred parish churches in Cambridgeshire, and about a hundred and fifty in Suffolk, smashing stained glass and other 'superstitious' imagery, ripping up monumental brass inscriptions, destroying altar rails and steps, and pulling down crucifixes and crosses.

Excerpt from The Journal of William Dowsing, of Stratford, Parliamentary Visitor Of the orig1 nal Manuscript of the 'journal' nothing is known, further than the fact that it was sold in the yeartogether with the library of Samuel Dowsing, a son of William Dowsing, to Mr.

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[William Dowsing; Trevor Cooper; Ecclesiological Society.] -- "During the civil war, in late andthe Suffolk Puritan William Dowsing visited nearly one hundred parish churches in Cambridgeshire, and about one hundred and fifty in Suffolk, smashing.

William Dowsing (–) was an English puritan, notable as an iconoclast during the English Civil War. William Dowsing was born in Laxfield, August Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Manchester appointed Dowsing provost-marshal of the armies of the Eastern Association (Cambridgeshire, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Hertfordshire, Huntingdonshire and Lincolnshire).

During the Civil War, in late andthe Suffolk puritan William Dowsing visited some hundred parish churches in Cambridgeshire, and about a hundred and fifty in Suffolk, smashing stained glass and other 'superstitious' imagery, ripping up monumental brass inscriptions, destroying Price: $   Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by. The Journal of William Dowsing March 1 colour, 79 black and white, 49 line illustrations pages x cm ISBN: Format: Hardback Boydell Press. As historian John Morrill detailed in the critical edition of the journal, Dowsing almost uniformly annotated his books with his hologram, purchase date and price, and the dates he read and marked the book.

Dowsing’s marks are evidence that he used, rather than simply perused, his books. In a sentiment familiar to many who read this blog. During the Civil War, in late andthe Suffolk puritan William Dowsing visited some hundred parish churches in Cambridgeshire, and about a hundred and fifty in Suffolk, smashing stained glass and other 'superstitious' imagery, ripping up monumental brass inscriptions, destroying altar rails and steps, and pulling down crucifixes and crosses.

He dealt equally vigorously with the. The Journal of William Dowsing by C H Evelyn White,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

The Journal of William Dowsing: C H Evelyn White: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Buy The Journal of William Dowsing - Iconoclasm in East Anglia during the English Civil War by Trevor Cooper from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: William Dowsing's actions in left a trail of destruction that casual students of history see only as vandalism.

But p erhaps the most incisive and well-researched work on William Dowsing's life and the journal he left behind is one to which several outstanding. Dowsing is a type of divination employed in attempts to locate ground water, buried metals or ores, gemstones, oil, gravesites, and many other objects and materials without the use of a scientific apparatus.

Dowsing is considered a pseudoscience and there is no scientific evidence that it is any more effective than random chance. Dowsers often achieve good results because random chance has a.

Buy The Journal of William Dowsing by William Dowsing (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : William Dowsing. William Dowsing (??).Early Modern iconoclast. Most of the so-called superstitious imagery in Suffolk's parish churches had been destroyed in the s by the Anglican reformers, for Suffolk was a strongly protestant area, and we can imagine the enthusiastic removal of statues and pictures of saints, crosses, altars, roods, roodlofts, etc.

William Dowsing () occupies a special place in this later chapter in the history of iconoclasm in England, not simply for what he did but for the unique record of it which he left behind. His journal has long been known to historians and portions of it were published in editions which appeared in, and The journal of William Dowsing: iconoclasm in East Anglia during the English Civil War.

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