How Come We Keep Missing Keach’s Birthday?

Benjamin Keach had the unfortunate privileged, as many do, of being born on February 29th 1640. As such he was born on a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. In the Julian calendar each year contained 12 months and there were an average of 365.25 days in... Continue Reading →

Keach on Pain and Suffering

On October 9, 1664, Benjamin Keach appeared before Lord Chief Justice Hyde. As a dissenting minister, Keach's crime was found to be his teaching -via publication- which was contrary to the Church of England. In his recently published book, one meant for the instruction of children; Keach revealed several points of doctrine which did not... Continue Reading →

Keach’s Baptismal Record 1639

Keach's Baptismal Record Special thanks to the Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies for allowing the use of this scan (PR 195/1/1) and Austin Walker for forwarding it on to the Journal. Keach's Baptismal Record (Cited) Below is a scan of the records which has highlighted (courtesy of Austin Walker) in two parts. The first is the account of Keach's brother,... Continue Reading →

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