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Friday, December 2, 2016

Nicholas Bownde (d. 1613)

Nicholas Bownde, Bownd or Bound (died 1613) was an English clergyman, known for his Christian Sabbatarian writings.,_Nicholas_(DNB00)
Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 6, page 74 (at Internet Archive)

List of his works:
  1. 'Three godly and fruitfull Sermons, declaring how we may be saved in the day of Judgement. … Preached and written by M. John More, late Preacher in the Citie of Norwitch. And now first published by M. Nicholas Bound, whereto he hath adjoined of his owne, A Sermon of Comfort for the Afflicted; and a short treatise of a contented mind,' Cambridge, 1594, 4to.
  2. 'The Doctrine of the Sabbath, plainely layde forth, and soundly proued by testimonies both of holy Scripture, and also of olde and new ecclesiastical writers. … Together with the sundry abuses of our time in both these kindes, and how they ought to bee reformed,' London, 1595, 4to. Dedicated to Robert Devereux, earl of Essex. Reprinted, with additions, under the title of 'Sabbathvm veteris et novi Testamenti: or the true doctrine of the Sabbath …,' London, 1606, 4to.
  3. 'Medicines for the Plagve: that is, Godly and fruitfull Sermons vpon part of the twentieth Psalme … more particularly applied to this late visitation of the Plague,' London, 1604, 4to.
  4. 'The Holy Exercise of Fasting. Described largely and plainly out of the word of God. … In certaine Homilies or Sermons …,' Cambridge, 1604, 4to. Dedicated to Dr. Jegon, bishop of Norwich.
  5. 'The Vnbeliefe of St. Thomas the Apostle, laid open for the comfort of all that desire to beleeue …,' London, 1608, 8vo; reprinted, London, 1817, 12mo.
  6. 'A Treatise ful of Consolation for all that are afflicted in minde or bodie or otherwise …,' Cambridge, 1608, 8vo; reprinted, London, 1817, 12mo. The reprints of this and the preceding work were edited by G. W. Marriot. Bownde has a Latin ode before Peter Baro's 'Prælectiones in Ionam,' 1579; and he edited the Rev. Henry More's 'Table from the Beginning of the World to this Day. Wherein is declared in what yeere of the World everything was done,' Cambridge, 1593.
The Unbelief of Thomas the Apostle, laid open for the comfort of all that desire to believe; which armeth us against despair in the hour of death. - 1817 (1608) - Nicholas Bownde

SABBATHVM VETERIS ET NOVI TESTAMENTI: Or, The true doctrine of the Sabbath, held and practiced of the Church of God, both before, and under the Law; and in the time of the Gospell: plainly laid fourth and soundly prooued by testimonies both of holie Scripture, and also of old and new ecclesiasticall Writers: Fathers and Councels, and laws of all sorts, both Civill, Canon, and Commn.  Declaring first from what things God would have us straitly to rest upon the Lords day: and then by what meanes we ought publikcly and priuately to sanctifie the same.  Together with the sundrie abuses of men in both these kindes: and how they ought to be reformed.  Diuided into tow Bookes by NICOLAS BOVVND Doctor of Diuinitie:, etc. - 1606 - Nicolas Bovvnd

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