Henry Hammond, Civil War Rector
Approx. 40 page text of a booklet by John William Packer about the life and work of Rev. Henry Hammond 1605-1660 who was rector of Penshurst from 1633 to 1643 when he became archdeacon of Chichester. In 1645 he became a canon of Christ Church cathedral in Oxford; and in 1646 a ‘chaplain to King Charles I.
The booklet outlines Hammond’s role in the Civil War and in transforming Anglican theology in preparation for the resonation of the monarchy in 1660.
It also includes a portrait of Hammond, the text of his will and a list of his published works.