Penry sentence example

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  • John Penry, the Puritan martyr, was born at Cefn-brith in this parish.
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  • After the execution of Greenwood, Barrow and the ex-Puritan Penry (a recent recruit to Separatism), in the spring of 1593, it seemed to some that Separatism was " in effect extinguished."
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  • The pamphlets were printed at a secret press established by John Penry, a Welsh puritan, with the help of the printer Robert Waldegrave, about midsummer 1588, for the issue of puritan literature forbidden by the authorities.
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  • Penry however was not found, and in September issued from Wolston or Haseley The Protestation of Martin Marprelate, the last work of the series, though several of the anti-Martinist pamphlets appeared after this date.
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  • John Penry then fled to Scotland, but was later apprehended in London, charged with inciting rebellion, and hanged (May 1593).
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  • See also articles on John Penry and Job Throckmorton in Dict.
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  • On it were printed Penry's Exhortation to the governours and people of Wales, and View of.
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  • Penry's press, now removed to Fawsley, near Northampton, produced a second tract by Martin, the Epitome, which contains more serious argument than the Epistle but is otherwise similar, and shortly afterwards, at Coventry, Martin's reply to the Admonition, entitled Hay any Worke for Cooper (March 1589).
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  • Meanwhile, in July 1589, Penry's press, now at Wolston, near Coventry, produced two tracts purporting to be by "sons" of Martin, but probably by Martin himself, namely, Theses Martinianae by Martin Junior, and The Just Censure of Martin Junior by Martin Senior.
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  • Indignant at this negligence, Penry published, early in 1587, The /Equity of an Humble Supplication - in the behalf of the country of Wales, that some order may be taken for the preaching of the Gospel among those people.
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  • Among the more noteworthy cases which fell under his direction were the proceedings against "Martin Mar-Prelate," Thomas Cartwright and his friends, and John Penry, whose "seditious writings" he caused to be intercepted and given up to the lord keeper.
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  • On his release Penry married a lady of Northampton, which town was his home for some years.
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  • The growth of Puritanism in Wales was neither strong nor speedy, although the year 1588, which witnessed the appearance of Bishop Morgan's Bible, also gave birth to two fierce appeals to the parliament, urging a drastic Puritanical policy in Wales, from the pen of the celebrated John Penry, a native of Brecknockshire (1559-1593).
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