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Allix, Peter, 1641-1717 (Church of England clergyman and relgious writer)



  • Existence: 1641 - 1717


Peter [Pierre] Allix (1641-1717), Church of England clergyman and religious writer. Before emigrating to England in 1684, Allix was paster at both Grande-Quevilly, Rouen and the main Huguenot church of Charenton, near Paris, as well as publishing theological treatises and two manuals for godly living and taking communion, 'Les maximes du vrai Chrétien' (1678) and 'Préparation à la sainte cène' (1682). Allix's petition to Archbishop William Sancroft for a new French church conforming to the Anglican rite was accepted with a royal patent and was established in Jewin Street, Aldersgate, London. He published several treatises and pamphlets in regards to the roles of government and religion. In 1689, Allix matriculated pensioner from Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and was awarded DD from Emmanuel College in1690. He passed away in 1717 and was buried at St. Sepulchre, Holborn, London.

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Pierre Allix: collection of treatises prepared for the press, sermons, and other related papers.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2608
Scope and Contents

Includes (item 1): letters from Charles Allix and J. Stevenson to W. S. Gilly, 9 Dec. 1837 and 29 July 1844, relating to Add. MSS 2608 and 2609 with further notes in another hand on Thomas Harding, Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, and the author of Add. 2609.

Dates: 1680-1760 (Circa)
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