Here is declared the manner of the naming of children in the old time

Publication Date1658
Remainderwithout a priest sprinkling them with water, which now is, and hath been in these times, yet they have the Scriptures, but shews their contrary walking to Scripture. And also, the practice of the holy men of God by Scripture; how that God named Adam, and Adam gave names; and men and women gave names to children. And how angels was sent to some, to tell them what their names should be, vvithout god-fathers, or god-mothers, or sureties, or priests to sprinkle them with water. Which shevvs, they that have god-fathers, and god-mothers, and gossips, and use priests to sprinkle them, are contrary to Scripture and the practice of the holy men of God, as you may read in the follovving treatise. With an addition of the spevving, and vomiting, and drunkenness of all professions. Given forth by G.F
Extent8 p.
Publisherprinted for Thomas Simmons, at the Bull and Mouth near Aldersgate



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