NPG 521,Richard Baxter,after Robert White

After Robert White, 1670: Richard Baxter. He was a moderate Puritan, a chaplain to Cromwell’s army during the Civil War; afterward Charles II offered him the See of Hereford, but he didn’t accept, ending his career in the Established Church. Still, his convictions permeate the 1662 Prayer Book and his words live on in “Ye holy angels bright.”

after Robert White, painting, (1670)

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