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Monday, August 31, 2009

Burges (Burgess), Cornelius 1589?-1665

Cornelius Burges or Burgess, D.D. (1589? - 1665), was an English minister. He was active in religious controversy prior to and around the time of the Commonwealth of England and the Protectorate, following the English Civil War. In the years from 1640 he was a particularly influential preacher. He was a member of the Westminster Assembly of Divines.

Memoirs of the Puritans: Cornelius Burgess, D.D.
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Memoirs of the Lives and Writings of those Eminent Divines, who convened in The Famous Assembly at Westminster in the Seventeenth Century, Volume 1 (1811) by James Reid (See pages 68-98 for article on Cornelius Burgess)
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Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 7 (see page 301 for article on Cornelius Burges (or Burgess)
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Athenae Oxonienses, Volume 3 (see pages 681-688 for the article on Cornelius Burges).
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Nonconformity in Herts: Being Lectures Upon the Nonconforming Worthies of St. Albans, and Memorials of Puritanism and Nonconformity in all the parishes of The County of Hertford. (1884) by William Ulwick (see pages 352-357 for the entry on Cornelius Burges)
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Another sermon preached to the Honorable House of Commons now assembled in Parliament, November the fifth, 1641. By Cornelius Burges, D.D. Wherein, among other things, are shewed a list of some of the popish traytors in England. That their treasons were not occasioned by our laws, but from principles of their owne religion. That their priests are bound to infuse such principles into them. The courses taken by their priests and Iesuites to animate them unto treasons. An experimentall prognostication. Published by order of the House of Commons. (London : R.B. for P. Stephens and C. Meridith, 1641)
The answer of the Assembly of divines ... unto the reasons given ... by the dissenting brethren [T. Goodwin and others] of their not bringing in a model of their way, and since publ. under the title of A copy of a remonstrance (London : John Field, 1645) / added author(s): Westminster Assembly
The dissenting ministers vindication of themselves, from the horrid and detestable murther of King Charles the first, ... With their names subscribed, about the 20th of January, 1648 (printed in the year 1648, and now rethe use of the dissenters, 1704)
A sermon preached to the Honourable House of Commons assembled in Parliament. At their publique fast, Novem. 17. 1640. By Cornelius Burges D.D. Published by order of that House. (London : Iohn Legatt, 1641)

The First Sermon Preached to the Honorable House of Commons now assembled in Parliament at their Public Fast, November 17, 1640 (1641)

Baptismal Regeneration of Elect Infants, professed by the Church of England, according to the Scriptures, the Primitive Church, the present Reformed Churches, and many particular Divines apart (1629)
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The Second Sermon Preached to the Honorable House of Commons, April 30, 1645. Discovering The Vanity and Mischief of the thoughts of an Heart Unwashed - Jeremiah 4:14 (1645)

Prudent Silence. A Sermon Preached In Mercers Chapel to the Lord May and City. January 14, 1648. Showing, The Great Sin and Mischief of Destroying Kings: Dehorting from taking away our Late Sovereign; And deterring all from like wickedness (1648)

The Necessity of Agreement with God: Opened In A Sermon Preached to the Right Honorable the Noble House of Peers assembled in Parliament, Upon the 29th of October, 1645, being the Monthly Fast - Amos 3:3 (1645)

Propositions Concerning Church Government and Ordination of Ministers - 1647
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List of Printed Works with some online links at Westminster Assembly Project

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