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Tillotson, John (1630–94)

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199608218
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744556
Tillotson, John (1630–94)

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Clergyman and preacher; a latitudinarian (i.e. conforming to the government and ritual of the *Church of England, but denying its divine origin and authority), he became archbishop of Canterbury. His sermons, which show a marked difference from the earlier ...

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