Jean-Henri Merle d’Aubigné (16 August 1794 – 21 October 1872) was a Swiss historian of the Reformation, His writings reflect the thoroughness of his research and some are still in-print today. This title is in the public domain.
Jean-Henri Merle d’Aubigné [1794-1872], History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Vols. 1-5. London: Religious Tract Society, 1846[?]. Hbk. pp.867. [Click to visit the download page for this book]
- State of Europe Before the Reformation
- The Youth, Conversion, and Early Labours of Luther – 1483-1517
- The Indulgences and trh Theses – 1517 – May 1518
- Luther Before the Legate – May to December 1518
- The Liepsic Disputation – 1519
- The Papal Bull – 1520
- The Diet of Worms – 1521, January to May
- The Swiss. 1484-1522
- First Reforms – 1521 and 1522
- Agitation, Reverses, and Progress. 1522-1526
- Switzerland – Germany. 1523-1527
- The French. 1500-1526
- The Protest and the Conference. 1526-1529
- The Augsberg Confession – 1530
- Switzerland – Conquests. 1526-1530
- Switzerland – Catastrophe. 1528-1531
- England Before the Reformation
- The Revival of the Church
- The English New Testament and the Court of Rome
- The Two Divorces
I have been often requested to publish an English Edition of the first three volumes, of my History of the Reformation, carefully revised and corrected by myself, and which might thus become a Standard Edition in Great Britain.
I have acknowledged the necessity of this task. In fact, without overlooking the merit of the different English translations of this work; even the best, I am compelled to· say, have failed in conveying my thoughts in several passages; and in some cases this inaccuracy has been of serious consequence. I will mention one instance.
At the end of the year 1844, I received several letters from the United States, in-forming me that, besides 75,000 copies of my History put in circulation by different American booksellers. The American Tract Society had printed an edition of 24,000 copies, which they sold through the instrumentality of more than a hundred hawkers (colporteurs), principally in the New Settlements….