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Life of Hugh Latimer,

LATIMER's SERMons.
A notable Sermon of the Reverend Father Master
Hugh Latimer, preached in the Shrouds at Paul's
Church, in London, on the 18th day of Jan. 1548,
A most faithful Sermon preached before King Ed-
ward the Sixth, and his most honorable Council,
in his Court at Westminster, anno Domini 1550,
by the Reverend Father Master Hugh Latimer,
The Second Sermon preached before King Edward,
in the afternoon of the same day,

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The First Sermon preached before King Edward,
March 8th, 1549, - - - - -
The Second Sermon preached before King Edward,
March 15th, - - - - -
The Third Sermon preached before King Edward,
March 22d, - - - - -

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HUGH LATIMER was born at Thurcaston, in Leicestershire, about the year 1475. His father was a reputable yeoman, who rented a small farm, upon which in those frugal times he maintained a large family, consisting of one son and six daughters.

The juvenile part of Latimer's life affords nothing worthy of notice. It was not till about the year 1500, when having taken the degree of M. A. at Christ's College, Cambridge, and entered into Priest's orders, his zeal for the doctrines of the Romish church manifested itself by violent declamations against the German reformers, whose opinions had at that time begun to be propagated in Eng

* The following life is chiefly compiled from Wrangham's British Plutarch, Gilpin's Lives of the Reformers, and Fox's Acts and Monuments.

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