Bishop John Hooper
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Early Writings of John Hooper

Bishop John Hooper was the Anglican Bishop of Gloucester and Worcester. He became the principal proponent of Swiss Calvinism in England and served as chaplain first to Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset and then to John Dudley, Earl of Warwick. After the death of Edward VI and the succession of Mary Tudor he suffered martyrdom in 1555.

This public domain collection of his writings, edited and published for the Parker Society was kindly provided by Book Aid for digitisation.

Samuel Carr [d.1794], ed., Early Writings of John Hooper, D.D., Lord Bishop of Gloucester and Worcester, Martyr, 1555. Comprising The Declaration of Christ and His Office, Answer to Bishop Gardiner, Ten Commandments. Sermons on Jonas, Funeral Sermon. Parker Society. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1843. Hbk. pp.584.

Table of Contents

  • Biographical Notice of Bishop Hooper
  • A Declaration of Christ and his Office
  • Answer to the Bishop of Winchester’s Book
  • A Declaration of the Ten Holy Commandments of Almighty God
  • An Oversight and Deliberation upon the holy Prophet Amos
  • A Funeral Sermon upon Revelation xiv. 13
  • Index

Main image: Monument to Bishop Hooper at St. Mary’s Square, Gloucester (By Fæ – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0); Portrait of John Hooper; hand-coloured stipple engraving; held at the National Portrait Gallery (Wikipedia); John Hooper’s execution as depicted in Foxe’s Book of Martyrs (Wikipedia)

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