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Offline Edward Scott

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A painfull preacher
« on: Saturday 30 March 19 16:34 GMT (UK) »
Extracted from the will of Thomas Crofte of West Stow.

Is this a compliment?

 :)

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Re: A painfull preacher
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 30 March 19 16:37 GMT (UK) »
Should that be "Faithful"  ;D ;D
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Re: A painfull preacher
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 30 March 19 16:38 GMT (UK) »
He took pains when giving sermons? What date?

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Re: A painfull preacher
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 30 March 19 16:39 GMT (UK) »
I don't know, this is from a transcript on Family Search.
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Re: A painfull preacher
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 30 March 19 16:40 GMT (UK) »
He took pains when giving sermons? What date?
1612

Perhaps he banned the use of cushions
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Re: A painfull preacher
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 30 March 19 16:43 GMT (UK) »
 ;D ;D ;D ;D...I would find any preacher painful to listen too  ::) ;D ;D

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Re: A painfull preacher
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 30 March 19 16:44 GMT (UK) »
He took pains when giving sermons? What date?
1612

Perhaps he banned the use of cushions
To prevent congregation falling asleep during his sermons.  ;D
Some churches had someone to walk around carrying a pole, poking anyone who nodded-off.

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Re: A painfull preacher
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 30 March 19 18:29 GMT (UK) »
I should think it means he gave his listeners pain in making them consider their sinful lives  :'(
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Re: A painfull preacher
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 30 March 19 18:38 GMT (UK) »
Should that be "Faithful"  ;D ;D
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It is definitely painfull
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