Thomas Sorocold, Supplication of Saints (1693)

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By Jenny-Lyn de Klerk

In Supplication, Thomas Sorocold provides a collection of prayers to be used by the reader from Daniel, Paul, David, Moses, and even Queen Elizabeth I. This copy, donated by Dr. James Houston, is signed by a woman who received this book as a gift from another woman: “Lydia Pedley Her Book given her By mrs merydale.”

Source: Allison Library, Regent College, shelf mark HP Coll. BV 260 .S6 1693 JRA RARE. Photographs by Jenny-Lyn de Klerk.

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