The Patriot King Displayed: In the Life and Reign of Henry VIII. King of England: From the Time of his Quarrel with the Pope to his Death.

Publisher: London: Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1769.
Edition: First edition.
Condition: Edges rubbed; hinges starting, but sound; two margins with small tears, not touching the text; a good copy.
Book ID: 22192


8vo, slightly later brown calf, gilt decorated spine, lettered in blind.


¶ One of several anti-Catholic works by Lewis (1701-1784), a rector and chaplain. This one attempts to reinvent Henry VIII as an enlightened monarch and in the process attacks Swift for his criticisms of the monarch.

Price: $250.00

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