Richard Adams, A Disciple of John Tombes

Though John Tombes continued as a member in the Church of England after his ejection, his disciples did not. Here is a brief notice of Richard Adams, who studied under Tombes and later followed [...]

William Kiffin, Conspirator against the King?

Life for Dissenters during the reign of Charles II could be very difficult, especially for those of prominence. William Kiffin was marked in two ways: he was a wealthy and successful merchant in [...]

William Kiffin, Merchant

A few years ago I found an interesting letter linking William Kiffin to the import of Irish wool in 1673. The wool belonged to the Marquess of Ormond. The letter, from Col. Richard Laurence to [...]

Daniel Dyke, M.A., Particular Baptist

One of the luminaries of the early Particular Baptist leadership was Daniel Dyke, M.A. From an important and well-known family of puritan ministers (at least one of his uncle’s books is [...]

Calling a General Assembly in 1689

The Letter Calling for the 1689 General Assembly (This material is taken from Joseph Ivimey’s History of the English Baptists, Vol. 1: Pg. 478-480). “The following is a copy of [the [...]