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THE

FRUITS

OF

ENDOWMENTS;

BEING

A LIST OF WORKS OF UPWARDS OF TWO THOUSAND AUTHORS, WHO HAVE, FROM THE REFORMATION TO THE PRESENT TIME, ENJOYED

PREBENDAL OR OTHER NON-CURE ENDOWMENTS OF

THE CHURCH IN ENGLAND.

“ LET US NOW PRAISE FAMOUS MEX, AND OUR FATHERS THAT BEGAT US. THE LORD HATH WROUGHT

GREAT GLORY BY THEM THROUGH HIS GREAT POWER FROM THE BEGINNING. SUCH AS DID BEAR
RULE IN TIBIR KINGDOMS, MEN RENOWNED FOR THEIR POWER, GIVING COUNSEL BY THEIR UNDER-
STANDING, AND DECLARING PROPHESIES: LEADERS OF THE PEOPLE BY THEIR COUNSELS, AND BY
THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF LEARNING MEET FOR THE PEOPLE, WISE AND ELOQUENT IN THEIR INSTRUC-
TIONS. RICH MEN FURNISHED WITH ABILITY, LIVING PEACEABLY IN THEIR HABITATIONS: ALL THESE
WERE HONOURED IN THEIR GENERATIONS AND WERE THE GLORY OF THEIR TIMES.".--ECCL. xliv. 1--7.

“BY THEIR FRUITS YE SHALL KNOW THEM."--MATT. vij, 20.

LONDON: PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY W. MʻDOWALL, PEMBERTON ROW,

GOUGH SQUARE, FLEET STREET.

M.DCCC.XL.

1147

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