The History of Tithes

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Title

The History of Tithes

Creator

John Selden

Description

John Selden's 'History of Tithes', an essay on the historical basis of the tithe system, was highly controversial. Selden implicitly denied the 'divine right of kings' by arguing that the church had a legal but not a divine right to tithes (ten percent of a person's income). Read the full text of this edition here.
"the history of tythes"

Publisher

London

Date

1618

Format

4to

Language

English

Identifier

STC (2nd ed.), 22172

Subject

Theology
History

Source

ESTC

Type

book

Collection

Citation

John Selden, “The History of Tithes,” William Corbett's Bookshop, accessed April 23, 2018, https://corbettsbookshop.omeka.net/items/show/115.